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SARS virus claims one more victim in Saudi

Riyadh, March 8, 2014

Saudi Arabia says a man has died from a new respiratory virus related to severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars), bringing to 62 the number of deaths in the kingdom at the centre of the outbreak.

The Health Ministry said the latest victim died in a Riyadh hospital on Thursday. It also reported that a chronically ill Saudi man who was admitted to a hospital in Riyadh became a new positive case of the virus, bringing to 150 the number of people infected in the kingdom since September 2012.-Reuters

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