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Eight new MERS deaths take Saudi toll to 102: Ministry

AFP | Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014 - 01:02

Jeddah: The Saudi health ministry announced eight new deaths from the MERS virus on Sunday taking the kingdom`s death toll from the disease to 102.

A full 39 of the deaths have been this month, sparking growing public concern about the virus that first emerged in April 2012.

Among the latest deaths was a nine-month-old infant, the ministry said.

First Published: Monday, April 28, 2014 - 01:02
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