Enhanced MERS Coronavirus Surveillance of Travelers from the Middle East to England
Published Date:Sep 2014
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 20(9):1562-1564.
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Enhanced MERS Coronavirus Surveillance, England
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus
Public Health Surveillance
Pubmed Central ID:PMC4178421
Description:During the first year of enhanced MERS coronavirus surveillance in England, 77 persons traveling from the Middle East had acute respiratory illness and were tested for the virus. Infection was confirmed in 2 travelers with acute respiratory distress syndrome and 2 of their contacts. Patients with less severe manifestations tested negative.
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