Coronaviruses as viewed under an electron microscope. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
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The first case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome was detected in Lebanon, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour said Thursday, assuring that the ministry was making utmost effort to prevent the virus from spreading across the country.Abu Faour added that the patient's health had significantly improved upon treatment and that he left hospital.The MERS virus, which causes coughing, fever and pneumonia, has killed some 117 people in Saudi Arabia since it was detected in September 2012 .Abu Faour assured that Lebanese hospitals were ready to handle patients who have the virus.
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