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Middle East Respiratory Virus

MERS Virus

Experts: MERS Virus Still Poses Low Risk To General Public

An Illinois man has the first known case of human-to-human spread of the MERS virus to someone who had come from the Middle East. And while the disease was apparently transmitted casually, it may not be as scary as it sounds.

05/19/2014

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Health Officials Confirm Second Case Of MERS In United States

Officials said the second confirmed case is located at a hospital in Orlando, Fla. The first was reported earlier this month in Indiana, involving a man who arrived from Saudi Arabia.

05/13/2014