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Health Officials Advising US Doctors To Be On Lookout For People Sickened By MERS Following South Korea Outbreak

Health officials are advising U.S. doctors to be on the lookout for people sickened by Middle East respiratory syndrome, also called MERS, following an outbreak in South Korea.

06/12/2015

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Officials Take Back Report Of MERS Spread In US

Health officials on Wednesday backtracked on an earlier report that a mysterious Middle East virus had apparently spread from one person to another in the United States.

05/28/2014

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Is Your Handshake As Dangerous As Smoking?

A commentary in the Journal Of The American Medical Association says it’s time to say goodbye to the handshake greeting in a health care setting.

05/22/2014

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CDC: Man Who Met First MERS Patient Now Has Virus

Health officials say an Illinois man has apparently picked up an infection from the only American diagnosed with a mysterious Middle East virus.

05/17/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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CDC Confirms First Case Of MERS Infection In US

Health officials say a deadly virus from the Middle East has turned up for the first time in the U.S.

05/02/2014

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WHO: New MERS Virus ‘Threat To The Entire World’

The World Health Organization warns that the deadly SARS-like virus first seen in the Middle East is a global threat.

05/29/2013