Researchers Looking For Effective MERS Treatment Model To Test Experimental Drugs

TIME: Remember MERS? Scientists Want Treatments to be Ready, Unlike Ebola
“…Right before MERS slipped off our collective radars only to be replaced by the deadly Ebola virus one continent over, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported in July that it had received reports of 837 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with MERS-CoV including at least 291 related deaths. So, why is no one talking about MERS right now?…” (Sifferlin, 8/21).

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