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How one man spread a killer virus in hospital

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MERS. A general view shows South Korea’s largest hospital, the Samsung Seoul Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea, June 15, 2015. File photo by Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA

‘Our results show the increased potential of MERS virus infection from a single patient in an overcrowded emergency room,’ say researchers from Samsung Medical Center, where the outbreak occurred

PARIS, France (July 10, 2016) — A single patient infected 82 people with the deadly MERS virus in an overcrowded South Korean emergency room in 2015, according to a scientific investigation released Saturday, July 9.  Continue reading How one man spread a killer virus in hospital

Omani man tests positive for MERS in Thailand

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The 71-year-old arrived in Thailand on Friday with a fever which doctors in Oman could not treat

BANGKOK, Thailand (Jan. 24, 2016) — Thai health officials are trying to trace dozens of people who may have come into contact with an elderly Omani man who tested positive for Middle East Continue reading Omani man tests positive for MERS in Thailand