Facts about MERS
MEPC (Middle East respiratory syndrome ) is a severe respiratory disease pneumonia as caused by a virus . It differs from SARS Because MERS is caused by another virus subtype .
Pneumonia is a general term for inflammation of the air sacs of the lungs caused by an infection or chemical. With pneumonia , the lungs fill with fluid , which interferes with their ability to carry oxygen in the blood. MEPC known as SARS, because it is not caused by normal bacteria or viruses.
MERS Causes: fever, cough and shortness of breath severe . Infection is believed to be spread by close contact with an infected individual .
Virus called coronavirus is the cause of MERS . There are many types of coronavirus , some face the real cause a cold . Coronavirus MEPC (MEPC - CoV) was a new variant did what is found in 2012 in the Middle East .
How MERS does not extend completely Call Roger, but experts believe made the main way it spreads through close contact with an infected individual ( care or living with someone , or their direct contact with respiratory secretions and body fluids ) . People who have been infected by MERS were all in a medical facility or of close family members.
MEPC different from SARS. Most importantly, the virus does not seem to MERS , as easily spread between people , taking into account that the SARS virus spreads very easily.