Thursday, February 21, 2013

Reuters: New Saudi case takes SARS-like virus death toll to seven #NCoV #Coronavirus


* 13 confirmed cases, 7 deaths from new virus worldwide

* WHO says not recommending screening or travel restrictions
Feb 21 (Reuters) - A patient admitted to hospital in Saudi Arabia with a new virus from the same family as SARS has died, taking the global death toll from the previously unknown disease to seven.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Thursday the patient died on Feb. 10, two weeks after entering hospital. The cause of death was confirmed by a laboratory test three days ago.

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