By Susan Scutti | May 16, 2013 12:16 PM EDT
Two nurses in Saudi Arabia are added to the country's list of now 30 infected individuals.
By Ansa Varughese | May 10, 2013 10:39 AM EDT
On top of two more cases in Saudi, a potentially infected nurse was admitted to a hospital in Douai, northern France, the same hospital with the only confirmed case of the new coronavirus.
By Sabrina Bachai | May 08, 2013 12:57 PM EDT
France sees its first case of the coronavirus.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 07, 2013 11:40 AM EDT
With the World Health Organization's reports of more deaths and infections in Saudi Arabia, it suggests vigilance but no restrictions.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 02, 2013 10:09 AM EDT
While the SARS-related virus infects patients in the UK, Jordan, and Germany, Saudi Arabia remains the epicenter of infections.
By Amber Moore | Dec 13, 2012 07:24 PM EST
A novel SARS-like coronavirus that killed five people in the Middle East has the ability to infect cells of animals like bats and pigs.
By Amber Moore | Dec 01, 2012 11:24 AM EST
The World Health Organization on Friday confirmed two new deaths due to the novel coronavirus taking the total death toll to five.
By Amber Moore | Nov 24, 2012 10:37 AM EST
Four more people have been infected with the new coronavirus, bringing the total to six, said the World Health Organization.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 05, 2012 01:06 PM EST
The Saudi Arabian Health Ministry confirmed that a second person in the kingdom has been diagnosed with a mystery respiratory virus related to SARS, bring the number of those infected by the new virus in the Gulf region in recent weeks to three.
By Kate Kelland | Oct 01, 2012 09:23 AM EDT
Doctors should only test people for a new virus if they are very ill in hospital with a respiratory infection, have been in Qatar or Saudi Arabia and test negative for common forms of pneumonia and infections.
By Nikki Tucker | Sep 28, 2012 10:53 AM EDT
The new respiratory illness that closely resembles the disease SARS, appears to not spread easily from person-to-person, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
By Kate Kelland | Sep 28, 2012 10:04 AM EDT
Professor Maria Zambon's first thought when her team of scientists matched a virus from a patient's sputum to one never before seen in humans was: "Oh no, this is going to be tricky."
By Makini Brice | Sep 26, 2012 10:52 AM EDT
Two of the people currently isolated for the infection are under the age of five.
By Stephanie Nebehay | Sep 26, 2012 10:01 AM EDT
The World Health Organization urged health workers around the world to report any patient with acute respiratory infection who may have traveled to Saudi Arabia or Qatar and been exposed to a new SARS-like virus confirmed in two people so far.
By Makini Brice | Sep 24, 2012 11:05 AM EDT
The disease, in the same family of viruses as the common cold, has infected a 49-year-old Qatari national and has already killed a 60-year-old Saudi man.