MERS Coronavirus is a respiratory syndrome of Coronavirus (the virus that causes MERS) that is common in the Middle East. The virus detected for the very first time in Saudi Arabia in the year 2012.
Though it is quite different from another coronavirus, its primary source is animal. MERS Coronavirus is also available in other regions of the world such as Africa, Middle East, United States Europe, and Asia.
Research shows that people with pre-existing medical problems have a high chance of being infected by MERS coronavirus. The pre-existing medical conditions are; heart diseases, cancer, chronic lungs, kidney and heart diseases, and finally diabetes. Moreover, individuals with a weak immune system may be at high risk for getting the MERS coronavirus.
Below are the common symptoms associated with MERS coronavirus;
There are several symptoms related to Coronavirus infection, but what discussed here are the main ones. Several studies in this field have been carried out to determine other symptoms, and the result shows that the most common symptoms associated with MERS coronavirus infections are fever, coughing, and short breath.
Other symptoms of virus infections include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, among others. Pneumonia infection can also result in destroying of main organs like a kidney in an infected person.
The Gastrointestinal symptoms associated with the virus are nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Besides, very severe illness can result in respiratory failure, which can only get support through the mechanical ventilation and Intensive Care Unit.
Sometimes, patients may have several organ failures as a result of MERS coronavirus infection. For instance, it may result in septic shock or kidney failure. The virus is very severe in people with weak immunes system or older people.
Above discussed symptoms are successfully associated with the MERS coronavirus infections. However, studies are being conducted to come up with even more signs of virus infections..