By the end of May, 15 2015 people in South Korea were infected with the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). All of the cases have been linked to a 68-year-old man who returned home in early May from the Middle East. Despite all efforts by the country's Ministry of Health, the disease spread and the number of MERS victims increased, with the death toll reaching 20 in South Korea by June 17.
One more person has died from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in Saudi Arabia bringing the total death toll up to 480, the country’s Ministry of Health reported.
South Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare confirmed one more death from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on Saturday, bringing the total number of deaths to 36.
A new case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus was confirmed in the Philippines.
Number of MERS cases rises to 186 with 962 in quarantine, said South Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare.
South Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare has confirmed one more Middle East Respiratory Syndrome case.
South Korea passed a strict new law on Saturday that will punish those flouting MERS quarantine rules with a fine or a jail term, media reported.
Three more people in South Korea came down with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing the overall number of infections to 175, the country’s Ministry of Health and Welfare confirmed Tuesday.
A South Korean lawmaker filed a lawsuit against the government over failure to provide an adequate response to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus’s outbreak in the country, local media reported on Sunday.
Seoul-based airline Korean Air suspended more regular flights to Japan due to reduction in passenger numbers over the recent outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea, Japanese media reported.
Thailand stepped up security measures in the country after the first-ever case of MERS was confirmed in the country on Thursday.
A new suspected case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in Thailand is undergoing additional testing, the Thai Ministry of Public Health said Friday.
According to World Health Organization, call for a worldwide health emergency is unnecessary over the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.
A woman has been quarantined in Russia’s Far Eastern Primorsky Territory on suspicion that she may be infected with MERS.