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Monday, June 17, 2013

More MERS virus deaths in Saudi Arabia

Via Al-Jazeera :

" Four more people have died from the MERS virus in Saudi Arabia, bringing the death toll from the SARS-like virus in the health ministry like virus in the kingdom to 32, the health ministry has said.

A statement on the ministry's website said on Monday two people had died in the western city of Taif and the other two were pronounced dead in the Eastern Province, where most cases have been registered.

Two weeks ago, the World Health Organisation (WHO) had raised the global death toll from the SARS-like virus MERS to 31, after a new fatality in hard-hit Saudi Arabia. "

More news article can be found here and here.

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