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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Animals suspected in spread of new virus

    Posted Sep 28th 2012, 05:27pm by Associated Press in London

    ... from the Middle East may have caught it from animals. “It’s a logical possibility to consider any animals present in the region in large numbers,” said Ralph Baric, a coronavirus expert ... Organisation said it is considering the possibility the new coronavirus sickened humans after direct contact with animals. The agency is now working with experts in the Middle East to figure out how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1049515/animals-suspected-spread-new-virus
  2. News - World - HEALTH

    Saudi Arabia reports new case of Sars-like coronavirus

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Agencies in Riyadh

    ... Agencies in Riyadh Saudi Arabia reports second person with novel coronavirus, but he has recovered New case of Sars-like virus in Middle East Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry has ... The ministry said the unidentified patient was hospitalised with "pneumonia caused by the new virus known as novel Coronavirus". It said the patient had since recovered and that he had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1075804/saudi-arabia-reports-new-case-sars-coronavirus
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    WHO issues guidance on new virus

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 05:29pm by Reuters in Geneva

    ... WHO is engaged in further characterising the novel coronavirus,” it said, referring to genetic sequencing. Hartl, speaking to reporters on Tuesday, said: “This is not Sars, it will not become ... where the virus was found or in contact with a suspect or confirmed case within the previous 10 days. The virus, known as a coronavirus also related to the common cold, comes from the same ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1047828/who-issues-guidance-new-virus
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Deadly virus won't spark Hong Kong Sars epidemic, scientists say

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND XINHUA

    ... Emily Tsang and Xinhua Coronavirus that killed one person in the Middle East is different to Asian bug, scientists confirm Deadly virus won't spark Sars epidemic The coronavirus that has recently emerged in the Middle East and killed one person has been confirmed as a different bug from the one that caused the deadly Sars epidemic in 2003. "It is a new coronavirus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1048063/deadly-virus-wont-spark-hong-kong-sars-epidemic-scientists-say
  5. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Saudi boy in Hong Kong has flu, not Sars-like virus

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 11:52am by Lai Ying-kit

    ... on Monday. The four-year-old tested negative for novel coronavirus – which has killed one man in Saudi Arabia and left a second critically ill – a centre spokesman said. The patient is not a case of severe respiratory disease associated with novel coronavirus infection “Respiratory specimens taken from the boy tested positive for influenza A (H1N1) 2009 virus but negative for novel ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1056321/saudi-boy-hong-kong-has-flu-not-sars-virus
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'Sars-like virus could hit HK despite false alarm'

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... first suspected case being a false alarm, a microbiologist warned. Dr Ho Pak-leung, of the University of Hong Kong, spoke out after a four-year-old boy tested negative for novel coronavirus ... Jeddah on Wednesday with his father, who had a fever. The new coronavirus has killed a 60-year-old man in Saudi Arabia, and infected a 49-year-old Qatari man who survived. Medical centres around ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1056545/sars-virus-could-hit-hk-despite-false-alarm
  7. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong traveller tests negative for Sars

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 01:54pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit A Hong Kong man who fell ill following a trip to Saudi Arabia is not infected by a new respiratory virus related to Sars, the Centre for Health Protection said on Wednesday afternoon. A centre spokesman said a nasal specimen and throat swab taken from the patient both tested negative for the new coronavirus associated with Sars. The 59-year-old man, who has underlying ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1076988/hong-kong-man-tested-sars-virus
  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Saudi boy with Sars-like virus in Hong Kong's QM Hospital

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... If confirmed, it would be the world's third case of the novel coronavirus, which killed one man and left the other critically ill. The city's health authorities received a report from Ruttonjee Hospital yesterday that it was handling a suspected case of severe respiratory disease associated with the novel coronavirus, a spokesman for the Centre for Health Protection said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1056184/boy-sars-virus-isolation-queen-mary-hospital
  9. Lifestyle - Health - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Only severely ill should be tested for new virus, WHO says

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 02:15pm by Reuters in London

    ... a family called coronaviruses, which also includes viruses that cause the common cold and Sars, or severe acute respiratory syndrome, which emerged in China in 2002 and killed around a tenth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1050812/only-severely-ill-should-be-tested-new-virus-who-says
  10. News - World - HEALTH

    Relative of Sars virus had more victims

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in London

    ... Reuters in London WHO disease outbreak update says six people were affected by the new coronavirus Relative of Sars virus had more victims A new virus from the same family as Sars, which ... confirmed, based on samples that were sent from Qatar, that he was sickened by a new coronavirus, the Koch Institute said. Unlike Sars, the Koch institute says there is no evidence of human-to-human ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1089578/relative-sars-virus-had-more-victims

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