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Secondary MERS Infections Mild Among Patients’ Families, Study Shows

Reuters: Scientists find mild cases of MERS among patients’ families
“Fewer than half of Saudi Arabian patients in a study passed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus to household members, and many of those who developed secondary infections contracted mild cases of MERS, global researchers reported on Wednesday…” (Steenhuysen, 8/27).

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