A relative of a patient who recently contracted a potentially deadly virus has also become infected with the disease and is being treated at a hospital in Birmingham, health experts have said.
On Monday, the Health Protection Agency (HPA) said one person who had recently travelled to the Middle East and Pakistan was being treated in an intensive care unit at a Manchester hospital after becoming infected with a new type of coronavirus.
Now officials have confirmed that a relative of the patient has become infected and is being treated at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
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