Health officials say average person shouldn’t worry about MERS

Health officials say average person shouldn’t worry about MERS

Concern has grown in the US after a second case of a potentially deadly virus was confirmed this week, that has sickened hundreds internationally.

The second confirmed case of MERS, a respiratory illness from the Middle east, was found May 11th at a Florida Hospital with a health care worker from Saudi Arabia.

He flew from his home to the US, making a stop in Atlanta before catching his last flight. Possibly spreading the virus to people at each location.

This after the first unrelated MERS case was found in Indiana just a week before. Since then, the CDC has been working to keep it from spreading.

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