Patient dies from Sars-like virus

One of three family members struck down by a Sars-like virus has died in hospital, health protection officials have said. The unnamed man, part of a "cluster" of three novel coronavirus cases linked to the same family, died at the weekend.

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Birmingham hospital used 'stringent infection controls'

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham said last week the novel coronavirus patient's admission had been subject to "stringent infection controls".

The patient, who died Sunday morning in the hospital's critical care unit, is believed to have contracted the virus from a relative who is being treated for the condition at a Manchester hospital.

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