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2nd US MERS patient is a healthcare worker who traveled from Saudi Arabia to London to Boston to Atlanta to Orlando, CDC official says

12 May

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is viral respiratory illness first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. It is caused by a coronavirus called MERS-CoV. Most people who have been confirmed to have MERS-CoV infection developed severe acute respiratory illness. They had fever, cough, and shortness of breath. More than 30% of these people died.

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