CDC Updates MERS-CoV Infection Interim Guidance for Healthcare Professionals

June 17, 2015 | Strategic Insights for Health System


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released updated interim guidance for healthcare professionals on Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection. Primarily, the update revises the criteria delineating which U.S. patients should be evaluated for MERS-CoV infection to include those who, in addition to possessing a fever and pneumonia or acute respiratory distress syndrome, have a history of being in a healthcare facility (as a patient, worker, or visitor) in the Republic of Korea (South Korea) within 14 days of symptom onset.

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