Saudi Arabia ready to deal with MERS cases ahead of hajj

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Saudi Arabia ready to deal with MERS cases ahead of hajj 

RIYADH, Sept. 21 — Saudi Arabia is taking precautionary measures to deal with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus ahead of the annual Islamic hajj pilgrimage, local Okaz newspaper reported on Monday.

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Jordan reports 3 new MERS cases

September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Jordan reports 3 new MERS cases 

AMMAN, Aug. 31 — Jordan on Sunday reported a new case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus infection that has been spreading throughout the region, the state-run Petra news agency said.

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S. Korea: No MERS infection for 10 days, no death for 4 days

July 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on S. Korea: No MERS infection for 10 days, no death for 4 days 

SEOUL, July 15 — South Korea reported no new case of infection with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) for 10 straight days Wednesday, indicating the end of the MERS crisis nearing, the health ministry said.

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S. Korea reports no MERS infection for 8 days, no death added

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on S. Korea reports no MERS infection for 8 days, no death added 

SEOUL, July 13 — South Korea reported no new case of infection with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) for eight straight days on Monday, with no death being added, the health ministry said.

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(Feature) Who is most at risk with MERSCoV?

July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Who is most at risk with MERSCoV? 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, July 12 (PNA) — If someone in the family experiences high fever, sneezing and coughing, or suffers flu-like symptoms, can it automatically be enough reason to suspect that he or she is suffering from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Coronavirus (MERSCoV), or at risk with it?

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1 more MERS infection added in S. Korea, no death for 3 days

July 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on 1 more MERS infection added in S. Korea, no death for 3 days 

SEOUL, July 3 — One more case of infection with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was added in South Korea on Friday, but no deaths were reported for three days in a row, the health ministry said.

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Another MERS virus death reported in South Korea, death toll now 33

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Another MERS virus death reported in South Korea, death toll now 33 

TOKYO, June 30 — Another death from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was reported in South Korea, the country’s Ministry of Health and Welfare confirmed Tuesday.

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No new MERS infection reported in S. Korea for 3 days, 1 death added

July 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on No new MERS infection reported in S. Korea for 3 days, 1 death added 

SEOUL, June 30 — No new case of infection with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was reported in South Korea for three days in a row, with one more death being added, the health ministry said Tuesday.

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Roundup: S.Korea reports 4 more MERS cases, 3 deaths under criticism

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Roundup: S.Korea reports 4 more MERS cases, 3 deaths under criticism 

SEOUL, June 16 — Four more cases of infection with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) were reported in South Korea Tuesday, while three deaths were added among the confirmed cases, the health ministry said.

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WV hospitals ready for MERSCov, says DOH-6 director

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on WV hospitals ready for MERSCov, says DOH-6 director 

ILOILO CITY, June 16 -– The Department of Health Regional Office 6 (DOH-6) director said that their retained hospitals in Western Visayas are ready in case there would be MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) patient that would be referred to them.

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