(NEWSER) – MERS-CoV is often referred to as a "SARS-like" virus, but maybe someday it'll be the other way around. MERS has an "extremely high" fatality rate, seemingly much higher than SARS, a team of infectious disease specialists said in a report yesterday. In April, Saudi hospitals saw 65% of their MERS patients—that's 15 out of 23—die, the Washington Post reports. Out of 64 cases worldwide, 38 have died, or about 59%.
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