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MERS Virus

MERS is an abbreviation for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, so at basic level it means that it came from middle eastern countries. This includes Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, UAE, Yemen, Jordon & Oman.

In America it came in May 2014 and In Saudi Arabia it was confirmed in 2012.

Symptoms of MERS

1. Cough
2. Short Breath
3. Fever.

This leads in term to severe respiratory illness.

Should You Be Worried of MERS ?

Yes, as a matter of fact this is newly discovered virus so at the moment there is no antibiotic developed for it.