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Explainer: What is happening in Nigeria?
Several people have been killed by security forces amid ongoing protests against police brutality.
Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities
A reduction in new cases has, however, provided hope the spread of the disease may be slowing.
Explainer: What is coronavirus and should we be worried?
At present, the new virus appears to be “weaker” than SARS in its current form.
Chinese health authority warns coronavirus could 'mutate and spread further'
North Korea has reportedly closed its border to all tourists.
Third person killed by SARS-like illness as virus spreads to fourth country
Chinese authorities have confirmed more than 130 new cases of the virus.
Coronavirus: 17 more people diagnosed with SARS-like mystery virus in China
Two men in their 60’s — one with severe pre-existing conditions — have died from the illness.
Scale of SARS-like virus in China likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists warn
Authorities in China say two people have died and at least 45 have been infected.
Thai authorities detect second case of SARS-linked virus in elderly woman
The 74-year-old woman is being treated in hospital after arriving from the Chinese city of Wuhan.
Conor O'Sullivan out to make most of his chance in Cork county final
Sars face Midleton on Leeside this afternoon.
Chinese bats likely source of SARS virus - report
Researchers have also said that direct bat-to-human transmission is “plausible”.
Doctor makes posthumous plea on YouTube for assisted suicide
Dr Donald Low died eight days ago – but before he did, he recorded a video pleading for laws to be changed to allow for assisted suicide.
Saudi man dies of MERS virus, bringing death toll to 41
There is still no vaccine for the virus which has a fatality rate of more than 51 per cent.
38 people dead from the 'new SARS' - and we're not sure how it spreads
MERS has killed 38 people, mostly in Saudi Arabia – and, like SARS, it spreads between hospitals with worrying ease.
SARS-like virus claims 65-year-old French victim
The man is thought to have contracted the virus in Dubai.
Deadly new virus sparks call for 'urgent actions' to prevent spread
There have been 33 confirmed cases of human infection since September last year, including 18 deaths.
SARS-like virus kills 5 people in Saudi Arabia
The virus, known as novel coronavirus, was first detected in mid-2012 and is a cousin of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
UK patient dies from SARS-like coronavirus
A total of 12 people worldwide have been diagnosed with the disease.
10th case of new SARS-like virus discovered in UK
The British resident, who had visited the Middle East, is the 10th person worldwide to contract a virus identified last year.
VIDEO: Cork or Tipp Sarsfields to make Munster club decider?
It’s the first meeting between the two sides in the Championship.
SARS-like virus detected in Qatari national
The 49-year-old man became ill in early September, having travelled to Saudi Arabia. He is now after being transferred to a London hospital.