Newly Discovered Virus ‘A Threat to the Entire World’

The World Health Organization is not mincing words about the dangers of the MERS-CoV virus that has already claimed 27 lives. The group’s general director has warned that the newly-discovered virus “is not a problem that any single affected country can keep to itself or manage all by itself" and that it is potentially “a threat to the entire world.” Scientists aren’t yet sure how the virus, which is similar to SARS, spreads between victims but have asked world leaders to bring their resources together to help study it more closely …

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Esther Aspling


Esther Aspling commented…

Great. How long until people in the US are walking around in face masks like in parts of Asia?
I really shouldn't have watched as many movies and read as many books about viruses and outbreaks when I was younger. My imagination will get the better of me.

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