Saudi Arabia reports 11 new cases of MERS virus, first in Mecca

By Reuters | Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:34 AM

* New reported cases include first from holy city of Mecca

* Mecca awaits annual influx of pilgrims for Ramadan in July

ABU DHABI, April 23 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it had discovered 11 more cases of the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including what appeared to be the first case in the Muslim holy city of Mecca.

A health ministry statement said ...

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