MERS virus
DoH denies Filipino nurse no longer positive for MERS virus 5:55 pm | Friday, April 18th, 2014 <!--Posted by ryanl-->
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MANILA, Philippines–The Department of Health has denied reports that the Filipino quarantined for the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV) no longer tested positive for the virus.
“No official report yet,” Secretary Enrique Ona said in a text message to on Friday.
The Philippine News Agency reported that the male nurse who is suspected to be infected with the virus no longer tested positive for MERS-CoV. The report was later taken down from the agency website.


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