Man with Sars-like respiratory illness dies in UK hospital

Man with Sars-like respiratory illness dies in UK hospital

A man infected with a Sars-like respiratory illness has died in a UK hospital.

The patient who was 49-years-old was flown to St Thomas' in London from Qatar last September.

He was infected with the Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus - and died last week.

40 other deaths have been reported across nine countries.


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