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Amid reports of 3 new cases, the WHO today posted revised recommendations on MERS lab testing.
Officials said today that a 41-year-old Filipino nurse who worked in Saudi Arabia has died of MERS.
The new cases all involved contact with previously confirmed case-patients.
Saudi Arabia has now reported 12 cases in 3 days, and experts show mixed levels of concern.
Four more MERS cases, two fatal, were reported today in Saudi Arabia.
Blood tests indicate that many Middle East camels may have been exposed to MERS-CoV.
A 56-year-old woman in Qatar died of MERS, the country's third case in a month.
Several virologists have questioned the report of a MERS virus fragment found in a Saudi bat sample.
The WHO confirmed four MERS cases in Saudi Arabia, raising the global tally to 108 cases and 50 deaths.
A Saudi official reported two asymptomatic MERS cases as the WHO confirmed two from Qatar.
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