MERS

[ murz ]
/ mɜrz /

noun Pathology.

Middle East(ern) Respiratory Syndrome: an often fatal respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus similar to the SARS virus and characterized by fever, coughing, and shortness of breath.

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Origin of MERS

First recorded in 2010–15
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