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News and Views: The CDC confirms first case of MERS in the USA
Posted on May 2, 2014 by Desislava Raytcheva | Categories: Infectious Disease, News | | Add comment |

An electron microscopic image of the virus causing MERS. Source.

MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome) is caused by a virus which appears to have jumped from camels to people and can now spread between people. It was first detected in the Middle East in 2012. Health officials are keeping a close eye on it. Read more in the news link below:

ABC News: CDC Confirms First Case of MERS in US