Jul 4, 2015

MERS cases keep coming from Samsung hospital

Another doctor at a major hospital that has been the epicenter of MERS outbreak in Seoul has contracted the deadly virus, the government said Saturday. The 25-year-old female doctor at Samsung Medical Center has become the 185th person infected with the virus in South ...

Jun 30, 2015

South Korea reports third day without new MERS case

South Korea said Tuesday it had gone three days without any new cases of the deadly Middle East respiratory syndrome virus, in a welcome boost to efforts to tackle the largest outbreak outside Saudi Arabia. The news came as the health ministry said an ...

Jun 29, 2015

Guarding against MERS

Government officials and ordinary citizens alike must take sufficient precautions to ensure a MERS outbreak does not take place in Japan.

Jun 28, 2015

South Korea reports 32nd MERS death

South Korea on Sunday reported its 32nd death from MERS as the virus’ mortality rate continued to rise even as the pace of the outbreak appeared to slow. A 55-year-old man died Saturday of Middle East respiratory disease, the health ministry said, putting the ...

South Korea fears MERS may have spread to new hospital

Jun 27, 2015

South Korea fears MERS may have spread to new hospital

South Korea on Saturday said it was closely monitoring a hospital in eastern Seoul over fears that hundreds of people there may have been exposed to the deadly MERS virus. A 70-year-old woman who caught Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) while visiting an infected ...