September 25th, 2012
12:55 PM ET

New SARS-like virus forces WHO to issue global alert

In London, where a man is in critical condition with an unknown virus related to the deadly SARS infection. The World Health organization has issued a global alert over the new virus.

CNN's Atika Shubert is in London and we ask her if she knows how he contracted the virus.

Filed under: Health • International • OuterCircle
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  1. Albert Reglin

    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is possible for novel coronavirus, a new coronavirus that has killed at least 18 people in the Middle East and Europe, to be passed between humans, but only after prolonged contact. So far, however, there is no evidence that the virus is able to sustain generalized transmission in communities, a scenario that would raise the specter of a pandemic."-

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    July 3, 2013 at 4:33 am | Reply

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