MERS infections in S. Korea rise to 179 with 4 more cases

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on MERS infections in S. Korea rise to 179 with 4 more cases 

SEOUL, June 24 — Infection with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea increased to 179 Wednesday as four more cases were added, the health ministry said.

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Seasonal flu causes more deaths than 2003 SARS outbreak in Hong Kong

March 3, 2015 by · Comments Off on Seasonal flu causes more deaths than 2003 SARS outbreak in Hong Kong 

HONG KONG, March 2 — The number of people dying of seasonal flu in Hong Kong continued to rise, surpassing the death toll from a SARS outbreak in 2003, the Center for Health Protection said on Sunday.

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Dagupan to organize infectious disease preparedness response task force

February 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on Dagupan to organize infectious disease preparedness response task force 

DAGUPAN CITY, Feb. 24 — The city council here has passed an ordinance seeking to organize the city's infectious disease preparedness response task force that will adopt the necessary measures to prevent the entry of viruses that can cause infectious diseases.

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