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WHO: MERS Virus Still a Concern

The World Health Organization said Thursday that it remained worried about the spread of MERS, a respiratory disease that has infected and killed hundreds of people, overwhelmingly in Saudi Arabia. In an update issued after a meeting of its emergency committee on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, the U.N. health agency said more must be done to track the virus, which is known to have infected at least 965 people, of whom 357 have died. "Although the pattern of transmission appears...

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