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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has that a new coronavirus strain could be from human to human. The virus, called nCoV-EMC, looks like an 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 came after the 34th case worldwide came to on Sunday. A man is in a "very serious but stable" condition in an care unit in France. It is believed he contracted the virus while in Dubai in April. The new coronavirus has already the lives of 18 people, 15 of the being in Saudi Arabia.

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

 


 
 

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