MERS

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MERS

 (mûrz)
n.
A severe, contagious respiratory illness caused by a coronavirus, characterized by fever, cough, and shortness of breath, first identified in Saudi Arabia.

[M(iddle) E(astern) r(espiratory) s(yndrome).]
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The Mahers were known as very friendly people, according to neighbor Jim Currie.
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