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The most recent imported case to South Korea involved diarrhea but no fever and few respiratory symptoms at first.
Also, Saudi Arabia has a new case and new reports offer more data on MERS-CoV in camels.
The WHO confirms the first two MERS cases in Iran, and Kuwait finds the virus in five camels.
The 5 cases were in Kuwait, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia; 2 proved fatal; and 1 involved contact with camels.
The WHO says MERS is likely sustained by both human-to-human spread and infection from animals.
The WHO today confirmed the first two MERS cases in Kuwait, and Spain may have a new case.
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