What is the MERS virus?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) is a new novel coronavirus that causes severe acute respiratory infection (SARI) and was first detected in Saudi Arabia in September 2012. Treatment or vaccination is still unavailable to cure those infected with MERS

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