On change of the Ebola virus came a new deadly virus

The MERS virus is spreading in South Korea. The Russian doctors rely on the timely receipt of information on the mechanisms of action of the virus on the human body. Now about the epidemic of the question, however, morbidity and mortality in Korea causes tension in the scientific community.

165 people currently sick with MERS infection, 23 people died. Onset does not differ from standard respiratory infections: fever, cough, pneumonia. However, after a few days the disease takes a severe form, affects the lungs and other organs.

Compare MERS and Ebola on the degree of danger is not worth it. Ebola is transmitted through contact with bodily fluids of an infected person, MERS – airborne droplets. At risk for MERS are the elderly, children with weakened immune systems.

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