Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)
The main symptoms of MERS are:
- Cough, shortness of breath and difficulty breathing
- High fever (over 38°C or 100.4°F)
Diagnosis include Chest X-ray, Computerised Tomography scan (CT scan) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan.
There is no specific antiviral treatment recommended for MERS-CoV infection. Individuals with MERS can seek medical care to help relieve symptoms. For severe cases, current treatment includes care to support vital organ functions.