Saudi Arabia reports 3 more MERS cases

May 29, 2014 11:06 PM

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Saudi Arabia reports 3 more MERS cases

Saudi Arabia added three more to its list of MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) cases today, suggesting that the springtime increase in MERS activity is not yet ready to fade away, though the pace has slowed.

Also today, Dutch scientists filled in more details about the Netherlands' first two MERS cases in a Eurosurveillance report, which says the virus in the two patients is a close match to one of the two recent cases in the United States, for unknown reasons.

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