First MERS Cases Confirmed in Iran

May 27, 2014 11:53 AM

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First MERS Cases Confirmed in Iran

The Iranian officials have confirmed that there are 2 cases of MERS in their country. This deadly virus was reported for the first time in Saudi Arabia, 2 years ago. Saudi Arabia and Iran are neighbor countries.

MERS or the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome can cause fatal pneumonia, along fever and coughing. It is estimated that 30% of the persons infected have been killed by this virus.

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