Study finds MERS virus has not yet reached pandemic potential

LONDON (Reuters) – The Middle East coronavirus that has killed 40 people since emerging late last year has not yet reached pandemic potential and may simply die out, according to new estimates of how easily…

Eric K. Noji, M.D.‘s insight:

An international team of infectious diseases experts who had been to Saudi Arabia to investigate MERS said last month that it poses a serious risk in hospitals because it is relatively easily transmitted in healthcare environment

See on www.reuters.com

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