MERS-CoV hospital outbreak causes significant morbidity
from Medscape Medical News
Person-to-person transmission of Middle East respiratory syndrome Coronavirus can occur in healthcare settings and cause significant morbidity, according to a case series report published online June 19 in the
New England Journal of Medicine
. "In September 2012, the World Health Organization reported the first cases of pneumonia caused by [MERS-CoV]," write Abdullah Assiri, M.D., from the Global Center for Mass Gatherings Medicine, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, and colleagues from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia MERS-CoV Investigation Team.
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