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How one man spread a killer virus in hospital

Jul 09, 2016 - 12:30 PM

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

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

S. Korea passes new law to curb MERS outbreak

Jun 26, 2015 - 2:20 PM

The new law also strengthens officials power to restrict the movement of infected people and close contaminated facilities with offenders who refuse to follow their orders facing two years in prison or a 18 000 fine

FIGHTING MERS. A man (C) gets into an ambulance at a hospital in the southeastern city of Daegu, South Korea, June 26, 2015, to return home after it was confirmed he has completely recovered from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Photo by YONHAP/EPA

SWS on Poe, MERS outbreak, De la Hoya’s comeback | 6PM wRap

Jun 24, 2015 - 6:12 PM

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South Korea: No new MERS cases for first time in 16 days

Jun 20, 2015 - 4:07 PM

In Thailand which reported Southeast Asia s first case of MERS since the virus was confirmed in South Korea authorities work to contain the outbreak

MERS PRECAUTIONS. South Korean soldiers wear face masks as they march after a ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of Korean Memorial Day at the National Cemetery in Seoul on June 6, 2015. Photo by Jung Yeon-Je/AFP

Maritime dispute, Kentex fire, MERS outbreak | 6PM wRap

Jun 17, 2015 - 7:00 PM

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Arms turnover, Duterte on MRT, TRO on Torre de Manila | 6PM wRap

Jun 16, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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Mar in 2016, Quevedo on Marcos, Apple WWDC 2015 | 6PM wRap

Jun 09, 2015 - 6:00 PM

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No to BBL, MERS outbreak, FIFA crisis | 12PM wRap

Jun 04, 2015 - 12:34 PM

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