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MERS

SARS and MERS: What’s next?

February 8, 2017
The deadly outbreaks might not be in the news anymore, but they—and ones similar to them—are still a threat

Q&A: Why MERS matters

June 4, 2015

An outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) has recently been reported in South Korea and China. Frightening, given that nearly thirty percent of those that contract the virus die and that in this age of air travel, any person – and the viruses he or she is carrying – can move across the world in a matter of hours.