Two FL hospital employees have flu-like symptoms after contact with MERS case

The Washington Post, May 14, 2014
Two Florida hospital employees who came into contact with the second confirmed case of the deadly respiratory virus known as MERS in the United States have developed flulike symptoms and are being tested for the viral infection, hospital and state health department officials said Tuesday. One employee of Dr. P. Phillips Hospital in Orlando was admitted Monday. The other employee is home. Those employees are among the 20 hospital personnel, family members and dozens of others being monitored for potential exposure. Hospital officials said they hope to receive test results in the next day or two.

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