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April 9, 2014 10:04 AM

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Health authorities in Saudi Arabia have reported two more deaths from the MERS virus, from among 11 new recorded cases in the western city of Jiddah.

The health ministry says Jiddah's King Fahd hospital was referring incoming patients to other medical facilities on Tuesday after an employee there tested positive for MERS. A nurse at another hospital in the city had also earlier contracted the virus.

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