Hospitals must be prepared at any time to face a number of known and emerging infectious diseases.

In 2013–2014, two imported cases of MERS, or Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, were detected among 490 U.S. persons under investigation. Continued awareness is needed for early case detection and implementation of infection control measures.

This page contains resources for health care providers on the treatment and management of MERS.

Related Resources

University of Minnesota Center for Infectious Disease Research and Po
June 11, 2 pm CDC telebriefing MERS.
CDC MERS Health Alert Network update (June 2015)