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  • South Korea reports additional MERS case, total rises to 13 - May 30, 2015

    S. Korea reports additional MERS case, total rises to 13

    2015/05/30 12:37
    ...
    The latest infected person is the husband of the 12th confirmed patient, according to the health ministry. He was in the same hospital where the country's first MERS case was reported to take care of his ill wife.

    http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/busi...001800320.html
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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    MERS fears grow as 13th case confirmed

    Published : 2015-05-30 12:46
    Updated : 2015-05-30 12:49

    South Korea reported one more confirmed case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome on Saturday, raising the total number of people infected with the disease to 13.

    The latest infected person is the husband of the 12th confirmed patient, according to the health ministry. He was in the same hospital where the country's first MERS case was reported to take care of his ill wife.

    He was admitted to the hospital after coming down with a high fever and other symptoms. He has been placed in isolation after testing positive for the virus, the ministry said.

    Of the MERS patients, 10 were reported from the same hospital where the first confirmed patient was reported, it added.
    ...

    http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20150530000081
    "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
    -Nelson Mandela

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    • #3
      Korean government posting....


      Subject Middle East Respiratory Syndrome adding one people occur, the cumulative 13 people
      Added 2015-05-30 [Last Updated: 2015-05-30] Views 516
      Representatives Gwondonghyeok Department Homers central management task force
      Middle East Respiratory Syndrome add 1 persons occurred, the cumulative 13 people

      - 12 th in the patient's spouse B care at the hospital -

      □ Department of Health and Human Services has today confirmed a positive test result Homers one additional case had been released.

      ○ 12th patient today confirmed the patient's spouse (male, 49 years) caring for a spouse from 5.15 to 5.17 days in hospital B had since been admitted to the same hospitals with fever symptoms, make a final positive genetic test Homers It is, was transferred to a state-designated isolation wards.

      □ Department of Health and Human Services is dispatched on-site response team (director, and overstated 2 1 team for 8 people) from 5.29 days in the B hospital premises, monitoring of the contact, and take measures such as rapid tests.

      ○ geumbeon case further testing is in progress, in addition to the cases it has continuously dedicated to the management.

      ○ self-isolation was lifted for six people gihayeo 5.30 days for the first 0:00 of close contacts.

      Attachment

      Rumors related matters advised

      Focusing on recent comments portals and SNS
      Unconfirmed rumors are true or are recklessly wandering.

      "Do not go XX hospital for the time being. XX hospital icu do that closing, I hope that yen hokyeona not going near the hospital. "
      "Now they came out a little Homers virus now confirmed in the XX area is very well spread"
      "The airborne infection began."
      "Dining out should not be outside, not even to be ferns are"
      "Merck's actions proved the WHO has no meaning at all."

      Above
      Generating local and hospital patients, infections such as information referring to the article
      Infection, treatments and information for the prevention of unidentified
      I say no to all the facts and relationships.

      Including patient care for patients with medical staff, patients and families who are classified as intimate contact, such as contact, home quarantine, hospital isolation are being managed through such other safe and appropriate care patients who were in the hospital Action was to receive.

      In this way intentionally we will take strict measures to punish such right through the tree spread rumors about the investigation.

      In addition, when the MER Suga doubt after visiting the Middle East, such as fever, please report it to the Homers Hotline (043-719-7777).


      http://www.mw.go.kr/front_new/al/sal...ONT_SEQ=322674

      machine translation

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      • #4
        The government edited their post to age the man's age:

        today confirmed that the patient is 12 th patient's spouse ( male , 49 years of age ) with B from hospital 5.15 to 5.17 during the day caring for a spouse was the same as after the fever was admitted to the medical institution that , as a final positive confirmation from genetic testing Homers It is , was transferred to a state-designated isolation wards .

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        • #5
          (LEAD) S. Korea reports additional MERS case, total rises to 13

          2015/05/30 13:03
          ...
          The latest infected person is the husband of the 12th confirmed patient, according to the health ministry. He was in the same hospital where the country's first MERS case was reported to take care of his ill wife.

          The ministry explained that the new patient does not seem to have contracted the disease from his wife but from Patient No. 1 since she was not showing suspected symptoms at the time.
          ...
          http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/busi...01851320F.html
          "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
          -Nelson Mandela

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