MERS kills four more in Saudi Arabia

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Health officials in Saudi Arabia have announced four new deaths from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) as the kingdom battles to contain the disease that has killed 121 people so far.Officials said on Thursday that two of the deaths were reported late Wednesday, a 65-year-old woman and a 45-year-old woman. The two died in the capital, Riyadh on Tuesday.A 60-year-old man and a 70-year-old woman also died in Jeddah on Tuesday, the officials further said.The officials added that 18 new cases of the disease were recorded in the kingdom, including a 10-year-old boy.The boy was taken to a hospital in Jeddah on April 29 following an accident. He was discharged from the hospital on May 2, but was rushed to intensive care after MERS symptoms began to appear.

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