Tag: MERS Middle East Respiratory Syndrome



Algeria Confirms First MERS Cases

Two Algerians have tested positive for the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus, after returning from pilgrimages to Saudi Arabia, according to the Algerian health ministry, which confirmed the cases on Saturday but did not give the condition of the men, aged 66 and 59.

CDC Confirms First MERS Case Hits United States

The CDC is reporting that the first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus infection (MERS) has occurred in the United States. An unnamed patient travelled from Riyadh via London to Chicago, and later arrived in an Indiana hospital on April 28th where he was diagnosed and is currently isolated and being treated.

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