March 13th, 2013
02:15 AM ET

Death toll from SARS-like virus rises to 9

There has been another confirmed case of a mysterious new SARS-like virus.

The Saudi health ministry informed the World Health Organization that a 39-year-old man was hospitalized with the novel coronavirus on February 28 and died two days later.

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  1. Kevin

    Of course, like always, the United States will be slow to respond just like it was with the HIV epidemic and this could possibly spiral into something out of control as countless people die while the media goes into a frenzy about the latest killer. It's things like this that make me shake my head at many Americans ; they only care when it finally affects them when steps could've been taken beforehand to ensure safety.

    March 13, 2013 at 3:57 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Bob

    AAAHHHHHH we are all going to die! HAHA not just yet but this is scary considering the fact that the U.S. is about as fast as a snail when it comes to blocking and terminating viruses.

    March 13, 2013 at 5:19 pm | Report abuse |
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