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Maryam Kotb
Maryam Kotb
A freelance medical writer and a former associate lecturer of Microbiology. She has received Bachelor's of Pharmacy in 2006, MSc. in Microbiology in 2011, and is currently pursuing MBA. She has seven scientific publications, and has participated in the editing of the 29th and 30th issues of Nature Arabic Edition.
Maryam Kotb
Maryam Kotb
Maryam Kotb
A freelance medical writer and a former associate lecturer of Microbiology. She has received Bachelor's of Pharmacy in 2006, MSc. in Microbiology in 2011, and is currently pursuing MBA. She has seven scientific publications, and has participated in the editing of the 29th and 30th issues of Nature Arabic Edition.

Is MERS-CoV still a public health threat in the Middle East?

MERS-CoV was first isolated in the Arabic Peninsula, Maryam Kotb discusses whether it remains a global threat.

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Lauren Bolton
Lauren Bolton
Lauren Bolton is a research specialist at Knowlex. Her role includes close communication with infection prevention and control experts from bodies such as Public Health England and NHS Improvement in the United Kingdom, and the Ministry of Health and the National Guard in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Lauren Bolton
Lauren Bolton
Lauren Bolton
Lauren Bolton is a research specialist at Knowlex. Her role includes close communication with infection prevention and control experts from bodies such as Public Health England and NHS Improvement in the United Kingdom, and the Ministry of Health and the National Guard in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Middle East Respiratory System Coronavirus Latest Update

On the 26 January 2018, the global count of confirmed human cases of MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory System Coronavirus) was 2,143, including 705 deaths. The infection was recognised for the first time in 2012 in Saudi Arabia as a primitive source of renal failure and severe respiratory sickness. Findings suggest that humans first contracted the virus from camels, through consuming

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Dr Raja Mudad, M.D., FACP
Dr Raja Mudad, M.D., FACP
Dr Raja Mudad is a Thoracic Medical Oncologist at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
Dr Raja Mudad, M.D., FACP
Dr Raja Mudad, M.D., FACP
Dr Raja Mudad, M.D., FACP
Dr Raja Mudad is a Thoracic Medical Oncologist at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Are Arab Women at higher risk for lung cancer?

Lung cancer is the most common cause of cancer-related death among men and women in Western countries.  Lung cancer prevalence correlates directly with rates of smoking, as this remains the number one risk factor.  The Western world has done an excellent job reducing smoking prevalence in society, via aggressive anti-smoking campaigns.  The current prevalence of smoking in adults in the

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