Recently doctors in Saudi Arabia reported a new MERS virus which spread easily and deadlier than SARS. What does MERS actually stand for?
[A]Medium Early Respiratory Syndrome
[B]Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
[C]Most Effective Respiratory Syndrome
[D]Moderate Effective Respiratory Syndrome
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
MERS is nothing but Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. An international team of doctors who investigated nearly two dozen causes in eastern Saudi Arabia found the new coronavirus has some striking similarities to SARS. The team said MERS not only spreads easily between people, but within hospitals. MERS cases have also reported in Jordan, Qatar, UAE, Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Tunisia. Most have had a direct connection to the Middle East region.