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# coronavirus - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Three new MERS deaths in Saudi Arabia

The deaths bring to 142 the number of people who

# coronavirus - Friday 9 May, 2014

Spread of MERS virus prompts international emergency talks WHO

Spread of MERS virus prompts international emergency talks

The World Health Organisation is to hold a meeting due to the rising number of cases in several countries.

# coronavirus - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Irishman being tested after travelling on same plane as US man with MERS virus

The man has been advised not to socialise or travel for the next few days.

# coronavirus - Sunday 25 August, 2013

Saudi man dies of MERS virus, bringing death toll to 41

There is still no vaccine for the virus which has a fatality rate of more than 51 per cent.

# coronavirus - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

UK patient dies from SARS-like coronavirus

A total of 12 people worldwide have been diagnosed with the disease.

# coronavirus - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

10th case of new SARS-like virus discovered in UK

The British resident, who had visited the Middle East, is the 10th person worldwide to contract a virus identified last year.