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Not quite a threat yet, but MERS merits watching

Posted May 14, 2014, 4:23 pm Anthony Komaroff, M.D., Executive Editor, Harvard Health Letter It has been over 10 years since the respiratory illness called severe acute respiratory syndrome (better known as SARS) first appeared in southern China and Hong Kong. Caused by a type of virus called a coronavirus, SARS spread to two dozen countries, including several in North America, South America, and Europe, eventually killing more than 700 people. There have…

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