MERS Virus in Camels: Different Variations and a Vaccine (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Caption Dromedaries appear to be the major reservoir of the MERS virus. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the Dec. 17, 2015, issue of Science online, published by AAAS. The paper, by Bart Haagmans at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and colleagues was titled, 'An orthopoxvirus-based vaccine reduces virus excretion after MERS-CoV infection in dromedary camels.' Credit University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the material when publishing. This material may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.