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WHO calls Middle Eastern virus, MERS, ‘threat to the entire world’ as death toll rises to 27
Posted By yihan On May 29, 2013 @ 11:06 am In Tile,World News | Comments Disabled
Steve Robson and Sara Malm
Daily Mail 
May 29, 2013
Three people have died from a a deadly new SARS-like virus, taking the total death toll to 27.
The unnamed victims were from Saudi Arabia and died in the country’s eastern region, the Saudi health ministry confirmed today.
Yesterday, a 65-year-old man died in France as health officials warned the MERS-CoV virus is now a global threat with 49 confirmed cases worldwide.
Earlier this week, the World Health Organisation warned that the disease, first identified in humans in September, is now their greatest global concern.
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