Mers-cov - Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
The first U.S. Case of MERS-CoV has been reported in Indiana, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.
MERS-CoV, short for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, is a type of coronavirus.
Since the first documented cases in spring 2012, MERS has sickened at least 339 people in Saudi Arabia alone and killed nearly a third of them, according to the country's Ministry of Health. Ref. CNN