Almotamar.net - The Gulf Cooperation Council GCC Health Misters and Yemen, at the conclusion of their meeting in Qatari capital Doha on Saturday, have approved joint precautionary measures for encountering swine flu in the light of its spread in a number of world countries.
The meeting chaired by Yemen’s Public Health Minister Dr Abdulkarim Rasie, chairman of the current session of the GCC Health Misters, has come out with approval of activating plans of readiness for countering the swine flu as well as continuation in activation of the early warning of the epidemic and the modernization of the national plans in the light of developments coming from the affected states.
The closing statement of the meeting decided depending on the three laboratories in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as reference laboratories for determining the ah1n virus beside the other laboratories depended on by the World Health Organisation WHO. The meeting also approved the setting up of programmes for awareness to inform on this epidemic , the extent of its danger and how it communicate in addition to precautions that must be taken to limit the possibility of the infection and allocation of a website for this purpose.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.