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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has that a new coronavirus strain could be from human to human. The virus, nCoV-EMC, looks like an offshoot of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed 775 people and 8,273 between 2002-03. However, the WHO was quick to out that the new strain isn't as virulent as SARS. The warning after the 34th case worldwide came to light on Sunday. A man is in a "very serious but stable" condition in an intensive care unit in France. It is he the virus while in Dubai in April. The new coronavirus has already the lives of 18 people, 15 of the fatalities being in Saudi Arabia.

Coronavirus respiratory illnesses in both humans and animals. Unlike SARS, which from birds and animals to humans, the new strain could have to between people. A WHO spokesman, Keiji Fukuda, reporters in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Sunday that the new virus an "important and major challenge" for those countries already and for the whole world. He that while the new virus was not SARS, it was very worrying. He said: "Of most concern is the fact that the different clusters in multiple countries increasingly support the hypothesis that when there is close contact, this coronavirus can from person to person".

 


 
 

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