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.'
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