New SARS victims Are Growing in Numbers

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The uproar caused by the spread of the SARS virus a few years ago could soon be repeated. This is related to the increasing number of victims who are infected and killed by the new SARS virus.

WHO announced a warning about the presence of these deadly viruses like SARS in the Middle East. Recorded to date there have been six people infected, two of whom were killed. This amount increased compared to the previous WHO information that states that two people have been infected and one of them died.

The ratio between the number of infected and dead victims which is quite high enough marks new SARS virus is quite lethal.

Two cases of death, according to Forbes information, was recorded in Saudi Arabia. While cases of infection besides in Saudi Arabia also occurred in Qatar. The two Saudi Arabians in this case lived in the same house. One of them died while the other recovered.

This new virus is categorized as coronavirus with symptoms similar to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome). Symptoms include coughing, difficulty breathing and a high fever. Spreads like other respiratory viruses through the release of viral material into the air by coughing and sneezing. The virus released into the air looks for new victims through their respiratory function.

SARS emerged in China in 2002.More than 8,000 people were infected by this virus and 800 of them were killed.

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