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New SARS-like virus infects British patient in tenth case globally
yahoo news ^
| Feb. 11, 2013
| Kate Kelland
Posted on 02/11/2013 11:16:44 AM PST by bgill
A new virus from the same family as SARS that sparked a global alert last September has been found in a further patient in Britain, health officials said on Monday.
This latest case of infection with the new virus known as a coronavirus brings the total number of confirmed cases globally to 10, of which five have died.
The British patient, who had recently travelled to the Middle East and Pakistan, is receiving intensive care treatment in hospital in Manchester, northern England.
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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: british; case; coronavirus; globally; infects; middleeast; patient; sars; sarslike; tenth; virus
Here we go again. The middle east, the gift that keeps on giving.
posted on 02/11/2013 11:16:55 AM PST
That’s a pretty good mortality rate there, 50% or more, yow.
posted on 02/11/2013 11:26:15 AM PST
(Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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posted on 02/11/2013 12:12:20 PM PST
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Coronavirus, highly infectious and rapidly causes tissue destruction. It is the cause of FIP in cats and a severe diarrhea in dogs and pigs.
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