First U.S. patient of deadly MERS virus responding to treatment
May 5, 2014
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A healthcare worker being treated in Indiana with the first U.S. case of the often fatal Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is in good condition and improving daily, the state health department says. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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