The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome outbreak currently playing South Korea is believed to be the largest outbreak of the virus that has ever occurred outside of Saudi Arabia, where MERS is thought to have originated.
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe, Hari Sreenivasan
How did one patient in South Korea instigate the largest MERS outbreak to-date outside of the Middle East?…
By Nsikan Akpan
In South Korea, fears of a Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome (MERS) outbreak – the largest outside of the Arabic Peninsula – have closed more than 230 schools and put more than 1300 people under mandatory quarantine, according to NPR.
By Ariel Min
U.S. health officials have confirmed that a second case of the deadly MERS virus has reached American shores – this time in Florida.
By Jaywon Choe
By Sam Lane
U.S. health officials have identified the first American infected with Middle East respiratory syndrome, or MERS.
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