CDC Announces Second US Case Of Deadly Middle Eastern Virus
This afternoon, they will be providing details on the second confirmed case in the US. This patient is in Florida.
No other details are known at this time.
We will update this post with more details as they are announced, beginning at 2pm ET.
The virus that causes MERS is related to SARS. It's less contagious but more frequently fatal, and most cases so far have been found in Saudi Arabia.