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All You Need To Know About the MERS Virus

The only treatment to date for the MERS virus is supportive care to help relieve symptoms. This is similar to the treatment of the SARS virus. Patients with MERS often require fluids, oxygen, fever-lowering medication, supplemental nutrition and care for secondary bacterial infections. Some individuals with MERS have suffered kidney failure and required dialysis.
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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Saudi authorities say three more people who contracted a potentially fatal virus related to SARS have died amid a recent increase in infections.The Health Ministry posted detail...

Is MERS An Emergency?

TORONTO - Would you choose the word "emergency" to describe a disease that has sickened 82 people in eight countries over the last 16 months? Would your thinking change if you knew it had killed 45 of...