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Mysterious Virus Spreads, Linked to SARS so Far 10 Global Cases Confirmed

By Staff Writer | February 12, 2013 10:27 AM EST

A mysterious virus that is from the same family as SARS has been found in the 10th patient, who has been diagnosed with a new type of coronavirus according to U.K's Health Protection Agency.

The patients infected with this virus have been confirmed globally to 10, which of five died. According to reports the patient in U.K. had recently traveled to the Middle East and Pakistan. He is currently under intensive care in a Manchester hospital.

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New virus is reported to show similar symptoms of SARS, or Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome such as fever, coughing and breathing difficulties.

World Health Organization identified the virus in September 2012 issuing an international alert stating a virus previously unknown in humans had infected a Qatari man who had recently been in Saudi Arabia.

WHO said from its initial evidence appeared this virus did not spread easily from human to human.

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