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  1. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Saudi Arabia detects four new Sars-like cases

    Posted May 14th 2013, 03:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Riyadh Four more cases of the deadly coronavirus have been detected in Saudi Arabia, the health ministry said, raising the number of people infected from ... contracted the coronavirus, and that 15 of them have died. The World Health Organisation had said earlier that 34 cases have been reported worldwide since the virus was first detected in September ...

  2. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Saudi Arabia confirms another death from Sars-like virus

    Posted May 23rd 2013, 08:31pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Dubai Follow @SCMP_News Saudi Arabia has announced another death from the Sars-like novel coronavirus (nCoV) in its central al-Qassim region, bringing the total number of deaths in the kingdom to 17. A non-Saudi, whose nationality and age were not given, died on Tuesday, the Health Ministry said on its website late on Wednesday. It said he had been admitted to a hospital ...

  3. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Death toll from Sars-like virus rises to 30

    Posted May 31st 2013, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... with its Saudi toll including one individual who subsequently died in Britain. Previously known as nCoV-EMC novel coronavirus, the disease is a cousin of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (Sars), ... The new virus was last week renamed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, or MERS, reflecting the fact that the bulk of the cases are in that region. There have now been 39 confirmed ...

  4. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Sars-like virus kills two more in Saudi Arabia

    Posted May 06th 2013, 05:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Riyadh A new Sars-like virus has killed two more people in Saudi Arabia, taking the number of deaths from the coronavirus that the kingdom has announced to seven in one week, the health ministry said. “The health ministry has announced that three infections by the new coronavirus have been registered during the past days in Al-Ahsaa. Two of the victims ...

  5. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Sars-like virus kills five Saudis

    Posted May 02nd 2013, 02:43pm by AFP

    ... In a statement cited by the Saudi SPA agency late on Wednesday, the ministry said that all the deaths occurred in the Ahsaa province in the oil-rich eastern region of the kingdom. Known as novel coronavirus or hCoV-EMC, the virus was first detected last year and is a cousin of severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars), which triggered a scare 10 years ago when it erupted in east Asia, leaping ...

  6. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Five more deaths from Sars-like virus in Saudi Arabia

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... on Wednesday by the Saudi Press Agency. Known as the novel coronavirus, or hCoV-EMC, the bug was first discovered last year and is related to the severe acute respiratory syndrome disease, which ... the five new fatalities. Coronaviruses cause most common colds and pneumonia, but are also to blame for unusual conditions such as Sars, which infected nearly 8,100 worldwide, with 774 confirmed ...

  7. News - World - SAUDI ARABIA

    Incubation period of Sars-like virus may be longer than thought

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Virus may have longer incubation The incubation period of the Sars-like virus that has killed 30 people globally, mainly in Saudi Arabia, may be longer than previously thought, requiring longer quarantine, a study says. The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) may have an incubation- the period between infection and symptoms- of nine ...



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