Corona Virus

  • A third patient in Britain has contracted a new SARS-like virus, becoming the second confirmed British case in a week
  • Sadly, one person died in the UK yesterday as a result of the virus
  • The Corona virus was identified by the World Health Organisation in September 2012
  • The first documented case was a Qatari male who had recently visited Saudi Arabia.
  • So far, 11 people have contracted the virus and 6 have died
  • Most of the infected lived or had recently visited the Middle East
  • The WHO has stated there is currently no need for travel restrictions or special screening
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