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See also: mers and MERS



Mers (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) Acronym of Middle East respiratory syndrome; also MERS.
    • 2020 April 19, Robin McKie, “Coronavirus: five months on, what scientists know about Covid-19”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Coronaviruses have been causing problems for humanity for a long time. Several versions are known to trigger common colds and more recently two types have set off outbreaks of deadly illnesses: severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers).