Health advisory : Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
Corporate Authors:Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
Description:Going to the Arabian Peninsula? A new disease called MERS has been identified in some countries.
The risk to most travelers is low, but you should take these steps to prevent the spread of germs:
• Wash your hands often.
• Avoid touching your face.
• Avoid close contact with sick people.
Symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath.
If you get sick within 14 days of being in the Arabian Peninsula, call a doctor and tell the doctor where you traveled.
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