Middle East respiratory syndrome

noun

Medical Definition of Middle East respiratory syndrome

: mers The virus causing Middle East respiratory syndrome emerged in 2012. It does not spread readily between people, but there are fears it could cause a pandemic if it ever starts.New Scientist, 1 Feb. 2014

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“Middle East respiratory syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Middle%20East%20respiratory%20syndrome. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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