Germany Sees First MERS-Related Death In 2 Years
Germany has documented its first MERS-related death after a 65-year-old man succumbed to a lung disease. He'd contracted the virus in the UAE.By Jake Godin | June 16, 2015
Germany has had its second ever documented death linked to the MERS virus, and the first in two years.
A 65-year-old man died Tuesday in Lower Saxony from what German media is reporting were complications stemming from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS.
According to the Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Equality, the man had actually overcome the MERS virus after contracting it in the United Arab Emirates.