The third case of MERS has been transmitted within the United States

While this is the third case of MERS in the United States, it is the first case to be exchanged while on U.S. soil. A man from Illinois contracted MERS during two business meetings with a MERS patient from Indiana who had recently traveled to Saudi Arabia. Both men’s family and friends are being contacted and monitored.

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