June 12, 2015

CDC Health Advisory: Updated information and guidelines for evaluation of patients for MERS-CoV infection

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an official health advisory on June 11, 2015 to include updated information regarding the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. The advisory stemmed from a reported case via the Republic of Korea on May 20, 2015.

The links included below contain data on the reported locations of this infection, what symptoms to watch out for if someone has traveled or come in contact with another who has traveled to these particular areas, and general MERS information such as transmission, treatment, protection needed for workers treating patients, and more. Please pass this information on to whomever it may apply to.

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