Of Dozen People With New SARS-Like Virus, 6 Dead

But threat remains low even after death of UK patient

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 19, 2013 9:57 AM CST

(Newser) – A UK patient has died after being infected with a SARS-like virus, meaning 50% of the known victims of the disease have now died. But the BBC reports that even with the staggering mortality rate, the novel coronavirus isn't considered a major threat because...   Read full story »


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