Health officials are backtracking on an earlier report that a mysterious Middle East virus had apparently spread to an Illinois man from a traveler he’d met in a business meeting.
CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. Holly Phillips says it’s not something to worry about on the day-to-day.
With the latest MERS case involving an Illinois man, the city health director says she wants to make sure if a case pops up here health officials can respond quickly to contain it.
The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Another deadly case of the MERS virus has been confirmed in the United States.
Symptoms include fever and trouble breathing, and especially any exposure to the Middle East or contact with someone who has been there.
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