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.
Like Us on Facebook
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.
© 2015 KpopStarz. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Latest Photo Gallery
Oversea Event 01.29.15 | 09:14AM EST
Billboard 'K-Town' Columnist Jeff Benjamin Reveals His Picks For The Top 5 K-Pop Artists To Watch In 2015
Billboard revealed their top 5 K-Pop artists to watch out for in 2015.
Oversea Event 01.28.15 | 01:59PM EST
10-Jones will look to bring overseas artists to Korea and vice versa, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Concert / Event 01.28.15 | 01:23PM EST
Super Junior, BTS, EXO, TVXQ, WINNER, Mamamoo, Epik High, KARA & More Take Home GaOn Chart K-Pop Awards
The 4th Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards on January 28 honored many top Korean singers and will be made available for fans to watch on YouTube February 1.