MERS, or Middle East respiratory syndrome, is a respiratory disease. The disease was first described in Saudi Arabia in 2012 and has since spread to other parts of the world.
Some people infected with MERS-CoV do not have symptoms at all or only have mild symptoms. Others develop flu-like symptoms that can be severe or even life-threatening. Signs and symptoms associated with MERS can include
- chest pain,
- loss of appetite,
- body ache,
- shortness of breath,
- headache, and
- sore throat.
Of the people worldwide who have been reported with this condition, about 36% have died from the disease.
Cause of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)
Infection with a type of coronavirus causes the disease.
Other middle east respiratory syndrome (mers) symptoms
- Body Ache
- Chest Pain
- Loss of Appetite
- Shortness of Breath
- Sore Throat
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