Via CTV News: Doctor exposed to MERS virus is in Canada, Florida health officials confirm. Excerpt:
A Florida doctor who was exposed to the MERS virus travelled to Canada before knowing he might be at risk, Florida health officials have confirmed.
Geo Morales, a spokesperson for Orlando Health, told CTV News on Wednesday that efforts are underway to test the doctor for the potentially fatal respiratory virus that has affected hundreds of people in Saudi Arabia.
Morales would not say if the Orlando-based doctor is Canadian or American, but he did confirm that the doctor is currently in Canada.
The doctor was exposed to a MERS patient that had recently travelled to Saudi Arabia.