Quick Response And Low Infectivity Could Avert MERS Epidemic
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has infected 50 people in an outbreak in South Korea, but officials are confident it won’t become a runaway problem.By Evan Thomas | June 6, 2015
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has now infected 50 people in South Korea, and killed four. The virus, for which there is no known vaccine or treatment, has triggered a fierce crackdown.
“South Korean President Park Geun-hye has demanded that everything is done to stop an outbreak of the deadly virus MERS in her country.” (Video via Euronews)
“More than 500 schools have been shut down in South Korea to help prevent the spread of the MERS virus,” said CNN’s Amara Walker.