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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - World - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Saudi death toll from new Sars-related virus reaches 18

    Posted May 27th 2013, 10:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia’s Health Ministry says a woman has died from a new respiratory virus related to Sars, bringing the total number of deaths in the kingdom to 18. Saudi Arabia remains the centre for the virus as investig ...

  3. News - World - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Saudi death from Sars-like virus raises toll to 9

    Posted Mar 13th 2013, 08:33am by AFP

    ... exposures are under investigation.” Novel coronavirus – known in health jargon as nCoV – was first detected in the middle of last year. Including the latest victim, a total of 15 cases have now been ... not advise special screening at points of entry with regard to this event nor does it recommend that any travel or trade restrictions be applied,” it said. Coronaviruses cause most common colds ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News - World - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Saudi man 'cured' of Sars family virus

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:59pm by AFP

    ... the kingdom’s health ministry said on Sunday. He was “diagnosed with a coronavirus infection at a hospital in Riyadh”, the ministry announced in a statement reported by the official SPA news agency. ... other patients had been diagnosed with the disease. The World Health Organisation said in September that the illness in the coronavirus family had caused the death of a Saudi national. It has ...

  6. News - World - PUBLIC HEALTH

    New Sars-like virus detected in Middle East

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 03:49pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press British health authorities have alerted the UN of a new respiratory virus in a severely ill patient from Qatar. The man was sickened by a coronavirus, which causes most common colds but also causes Sars, or severe acute respiratory syndrome. In 2003, Sars killed hundreds of people, mostly in Asia, in a short-lived outbreak. Britain’s Health Protection Agency ...



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