Saudi Arabia to Help U.S. Fight Against ISIS

Saudi Arabia to Help U.S. Fight Against ISIS

The latest move on the U.S. fight against the Islamic State (IS) militant group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, comes with help from Saudi Arabia. Secretary of State John Kerry met with world leaders on Thursday, September 11 to discuss working together against IS. Saudi Arabia has agreed to provide a location for a […]

Saudi Arabia Eyes Camel Testing as MERS Cases Increase

Saudi Arabia Eyes Camel Testing as MERS Cases Increase

A study done by scientists from King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has confirmed through laboratory testing that camels can transmit the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus to humans amid increasing cases of the disease, causing the country to eye testing camels in the future. The team used genetic sequencing and found that […]

Saudi Arabia Contagion Effect: MERS

Saudi Arabia Contagion Effect: MERS

Saudi Arabia’s Health Ministry now claims a sum of 339 confirmed cases of MERS or Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome since 2012, and 102 confirmed deaths in total. As more news comes to light, scenes of the Hollywood thriller Contagion come to the forefront. As MERS cases in Saudi Arabia and the Arabian Peninsula increase, some are […]