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Second MERS Case Confirmed in Philippines The Philippines has confirmed a second case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus after a 36-year-old foreigner showed symptoms of the disease when he arrived in Manila on June 19 from Dubai. - See more at:

07/04/2013 - SARS-like illness kills man in London - Qatari man who was transferred to UK by air ambulance last September had Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus.

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Saudi Arabia sees Mers deaths surge

Saudi Arabia announces four more deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), bringing the number of deaths in the past week to 17.


Triple Threat: Middle East Respiratory Virus And 2 Bird Flus

How Saudi Arabia Let the Deadly MERS Virus Spread

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Unlikely to Reach Epidemic Levels

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Syria: The story of the conflict

BBC News: The Story of the Syrian Conflict. Pro-democracy protests erupted in March 2011 in the southern city of Deraa after the arrest and torture of some teenagers who painted revolutionary slogans on a school wall. After security forces opened fire on demonstrators, killing several, more took to the streets.

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New virus called ‘threat to the entire world’

New virus a ‘threat to the entire world’ -- Middle East respiratory symptom coronavirus, or MERS-CoV, kills a 65-year-old Frenchman that was diagnosed after returning from a stay in Dubai where the disease was first seen -- The disease acts like a cold and causes upper respiratory system problems. Symptoms include fever and cough and can lead to kidney failure and pneumonia. -- No Vaccine at this time.


Deadly Middle East Coronavirus Found In An Egyptian Tomb Bat

For nearly a year, disease detectives around the world have been trying to track down the source of a mysterious new virus in the Middle East that has infected 96 people and killed 47 since September. Now it looks like they've pinpointed at least one place where the virus is hiding out. Scientists at Columbia University have detected the Middle East respiratory syndrome virus, or MERS, in a bat near the home of a man who died from the disease.