May 12 (Bloomberg) — A second U.S. case of a potentially lethal virus from the Arabian peninsula has been identified in Florida, federal health officials said.

The first case of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, called MERS-CoV, was an Indiana health-care worker who returned from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on April 24, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on May 2. The agency said it planned to release more details on the Florida case later today.

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