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MERS Cases Double In Month Of April Alone, First US Case Confirmed
2014-05-03 11:42:53

With the ongoing threat of the dangerous MERS coronavirus, experts have been feverishly looking for a source of the infection, which has so far claimed the lives of more than 130 people since first being detected in June 2012 – and first reported three months later in September 2012.

First Coronavirus Case Detected In Oman, Four More In Saudi Arabia
2013-11-01 10:09:01

As the annual hajj pilgrimage has come and gone in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health continues to monitor the situation for any signs of an increase in the number of cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

SARS-Like Coronavirus Found In Bats
2013-10-31 04:47:55

Ten years after the SARS outbreak, researchers have announced the discovery of a new coronavirus in Chinese horseshoe bats similar to the disease that infected more than 8,000 people and resulted in nearly 800 deaths worldwide.

Novel Coronavirus Kills Five In Saudi Arabia, WHO Reports
2013-05-03 07:40:13

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Health has confirmed to the World health Organization (WHO) on Thursday (May 2) that seven new lab cases of infection to the novel coronavirus have been discovered, including five deaths.

Ninth Death From Novel Coronavirus Confirmed By WHO
2013-03-13 10:34:20

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported yesterday that it had received confirmation from the Saudi Arabia health ministry that another person has died from the coronavirus, raising the death toll to nine and total case count to 15 since the first case was discovered last fall.

SARS-Like Virus Cases Climb: Tenth Person Infected
2013-02-11 12:45:21

Last September, a Qatari man was diagnosed with a respiratory illness similar to the SARS virus. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this 49-year old man was the second person confirmed to have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus.

Coronavirus May Have Multiple Hosts
2012-12-11 20:03:30

According to a new study, the new coronavirus has many potential hosts and could pass from animals to humans repeatedly.

Middle Eastern Coronavirus Claims New Victims
2012-11-25 08:06:54

A new coronavirus, similar in nature to SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), has infected six and resulted in two deaths in the Middle East, various media outlets have reported this weekend.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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