MERS: What is it? AND What You Need To Know


Middle East Respiratory Syndrome What is MERS? From Newsweek MERS is a serious viral respiratory illness. The virus is caused by the MERS coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Coronaviruses are a common group of viruses grouped into four types: alpha, beta, gamma and delta. As far as researchers know, humans can only be infected by alpha and betaContinue reading “MERS: What is it? AND What You Need To Know”

South Korea: 544 schools cancel classes over MERS


Picture/IBT times The Korea Herald More than 500 schools have canceled classes to prevent the spread of a deadly virus that has killed two South Koreans, the Ministry of Education said Wednesday. As of 5 p.m., students and teachers have been told not to show up at 544 schools, about 3 percent of some 20,000Continue reading “South Korea: 544 schools cancel classes over MERS”