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MERS-Coronavirus

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is a respiratory illness and is caused by a coronavirus called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). MERS-CoV was first reported in 2012 in Saudi Arabia.

MERS-CoV Quick Facts

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus Infection Confirmed in Northwestern Indiana [News release 5/2/2014]

Hospital Workers and Patient's Family Test Negative for MERS [News release 5/7/2014]

MERS Patient Released From Hospital [News release 5/10/2014]

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  • An electron micrograph of a thin section of novel coronavirus, showing the spherical particles and cross-sections through the viral nucleocapsid.
  • Image source: Maureen Metcalfe/Azaibi Tamin

 

This page was last reviewed on May 27, 2014.

This page was last updated on July 11, 2014.