"...The virus effectively turns your lungs to jelly..."
...The majority of the cases have been in Saudi Arabia, or in patients who have recently travelled to the region.
But with the annual Hajj pilgrimage due in October, and an estimated three million people travelling to Mecca, concerns are mounting that the deadly virus could spread swiftly.
"We need to get the facts clear and get the appropriate advice to all your countries where your pilgrims want to go to Mecca," said Margaret Chan, head of the World Health Organisation, in May. "It is something quite urgent."