Saturday, July 6, 2013

MERS Virus Worries Public Health Officials



VOA Learning English: MERS Virus Worries Public Health Officials

The World Health Organization is expressing increasing concern about a virus that is similar to the respiratory disease known as SARS. The WHO calls the newly named disease Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, or MERS-CoV. Most cases of MERS have been reported in the Middle East, mainly in Saudi Arabia. But cases have also been found in other countries, including Italy, Tunisia, Jordan, Britain and France. (read more)

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