Physician resources available for MERS

The first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been reported in the United States. This issue has been followed closely by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over the past several months, as its arrival in the U.S. and its 30% mortality rate have raised the level of attention and concern.


The first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been reported in the United States. This issue has been followed closely by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over the past several months, as its arrival in the U.S. and its 30% mortality rate have raised the level of attention and concern.

Comprehensive resources for physicians and health care professionals on MERS and the coronavirus that causes it are available through the CDC website, including a direct link to the “Interim Guidance for Health Professionals.”