MERS is in the news. What is it? Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is a viral respiratory illness identified in Saudi Arabia in 2012. The three cases that have occurred in the U.S. were two people who had traveled to Saudi Arabia, and one that had contact with one of those individuals.

You can learn more about it from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Image of CDC MERS web page

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I am a Reference & Instruction librarian, head of that department in Andersen Library, an associate professor, and a member of the General Education Review Committee and Faculty Senate. I've been working at UW-W since July 1, 1990.
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