CDC announces first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus infection (MERS-CoV) in the United States

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CDC  and the Indiana State Department of Heath are conducting a joint investigation of the first case of MERS-CoV in the United States. MERS-CoV, a virus new to humans, was first reported in the Arabian Peninsula in 2012.


Anne Schuchat, M.D. (RADM, USPHS) Assistant Surgeon General, United States Public Health Service; Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases


Friday, May 2, 2014 at 3:00 pm ET


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