Health care workers test negative for MERS virus

By Science News Staff, 17:27 PM May 14, 2014

Guest post by Beth Mole

Two Florida health care workers who reportedly fell ill with flulike symptoms after coming in contact with a patient suffering from MERS have tested negative for the virus, according to health officials.

Officials stressed that there is no significant health threat to the general public and said that the patient with MERS, still in isolation, is improving.

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