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New cases of MERS

Saudi Arabia confirmed 20 new cases of [b]Middle East Respiratory Syndrome[/b] (MERS), adding up to 49 infections in six days, a sudden increase of a disease that kills about a third of the people infected and has no cure. MERS, a [b]SARS[/b]-like novel coronavirus that emerged in Saudi Arabia two years ago, has infected 244 people in the kingdom, of whom 76 have died.

[link url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/20/us-saudi-mers-idUSBREA3J08J20140420]– Reuters Health[/link]

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