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Concern grows over deadly new virus

The World Health Organization says it appears likely that the novel coronavirus (NCoV) can be passed between people in close contact.

The World Health Organization says it appears likely that the novel coronavirus (NCoV) can be passed between people in close contact.

This comes after the French health ministry confirmed a second man had contracted the virus in a possible case of human-to-human transmission.

Two more people in Saudi Arabia are also reported to have died from the virus, according to health officials.

Rebecca Morelle reports.

  • 13 May
  • From the section Health