Second MERS case diagnosed in U.S.

Posted at: 05/13/2014 1:58 PM
Updated at: 05/13/2014 2:10 PM
By: WNYT Staff

A second case of the deadly MERS virus has been diagnosed in the U.S.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this second case was confirmed in Florida.

Like the first one, the patient contracted the disease in another country and got sick here.

Thirty percent of the patients infected with MERS die.