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Spread of MERS-virus 'just a matter of time'

Leading scientist warns that severe type of coronavirus will spread around the world.

Last Modified: 03 Jun 2013 16:53
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A leading scientist is warning that it is just a matter of time before a severe type of respiratory virus spreads around the world.

The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, that is caused by a coronavirus has already killed dozens of people.

Three more people in Saudi Arabia have become the latest victims of the virus.

Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports.


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