MERS cases revealed in Saudi Arabia raise questions

June 4, 2014 2:11 PM

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MERS cases revealed in Saudi Arabia raise questions

The World Health Organization and other experts are looking for answers to explain how Saudi Arabia missed or failed to report a substantial number of MERS cases and deaths over the past year.

Several experts praised the kingdom's health ministry for making that must have been a difficult disclosure, revealing on Tuesday that the country had not previously reported an additional 113 cases and 92 deaths caused by the Middle East respiratory syndrome virus.

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