Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Treatment News and Information

What is Middle East Respiratory Syndrome? (Definition)

According to the Centers for Disease Control, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is viral respiratory illness that was recently recognized in humans. It was first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012 and has since spread to several other countries, including the United States. Most people identified as infected with MERS-CoV developed severe acute respiratory illness, including fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Many of them have died.

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Latest Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Treatment News and Research

Researchers Combine MERS and Rabies Viruses to Create Innovative 2-For1 Vaccine

(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF MEDICINE) - Findings by University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Could Lead to Effective Human Vaccine for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome In a new study, University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) researchers have modified a rabies virus, so that it has a protein from the MERS virus; this altered virus works as ...
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