UPDATE: 5 new cases in Saudi Arabia\nhttp://www.heavy.com/news/2013/05/mers-the-sars-like-virus-corona-middle-east/\n\nThis week the world is getting nervous about the spread of the SARS-like MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) virus in the wake of a speech given by the UN’s Director-General of the World Health Organization Margaret Chan.\n\nHere’s what you should know about this global health threat.