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Qatar reports second MERS fatality

Qatar has said a 56-year-old Qatari woman has died as a result of several health complications after being infected with the MERS virus, the Peninsula has reported. The woman is the second Qatari victim of the virus, the first being a man whose death was reported a few months ago from London. Two other persons are currently being treated for the infection at Hamad General Hospital, both Qataris, aged 59 and 29 years.