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# mers - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Mers virus transmitted from one 'super-spreader patient' in overcrowded emergency room

The 35-year-old man infected 82 people including other patients, healthcare workers and visitors.

# mers - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Five new deaths from MERS virus in Saudi Arabia

The dead included men and women aged from their 60s to 80s.

Irish man gets 'all clear' after deadly MERS virus fears

Paddy Reilly was tested after travelling on the same plane as an American man who was later diagnosed with the potentially fatal MERs virus.

# mers - Sunday 11 May, 2014

Three new MERS deaths in Saudi Arabia

The deaths bring to 142 the number of people who

# mers - 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.

# mers - 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.

# mers - 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.

# mers - Friday 9 August, 2013

Deadly MERS virus may be spread by camels

New research has found antibodies in blood samples taken from camels in a number of different locations in Oman.