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Medications for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

Other names: MERS; MERS‐CoV

Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) is a viral respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (MERS‐CoV). It was first identified in Saudi Arabia in 2012. Symptoms include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. Pneumonia is common, and gastrointestinal symptoms (including diarrhea) have also been reported. Severe illness can cause respiratory failure, organ failure, or septic shock.

Note: There are currently no drugs listed for "Middle East Respiratory Syndrome".

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