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

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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.

Read the full story here: http://www.cnn.com/2014/05/17/health/mers-case-u-s-/