Posts Tagged MERS

Trial drug for 2019 nCoV now ready to be administered to over 700 patients

Maris Federez   •   February 7, 2020

China’s health authorities have announced that registration for clinical trials on a potential antiviral drug for the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been approved. The antiviral drug called “Remdesivir” will...

Asymptomatic transmission of 2019-nCoV, other coronaviruses, unusual occurrence — WHO

Maris Federez   •   February 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The possibility of asymptomatic transmission of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is rather slim. The World Health Organization (WHO) said that during previous outbreaks due to other...

South Korean man infected by MERS virus, first case in 3 years

UNTV News   •   September 10, 2018

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean man, 61, was diagnosed with the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and is being treated at a hospital in Seoul, the Korea...

Thailand reports second MERS case as virus detected in Omani man

admin   •   January 25, 2016

Thailand has confirmed its second case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus on Sunday, the country’s health minister said. The virus was detected in a 71-year-old Omani man...

MERS, Ebola, bird flu: Science’s big missed opportunities

admin   •   October 27, 2015

Anyone who goes down with flu in Europe this winter could be asked to enroll in a randomized clinical trial in which they will either be given a drug, which...

South Korea declares country effectively out of MERS danger

admin   •   July 29, 2015

South Korea declared on Tuesday it is effectively out of danger from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), more than two months after the first case was reported and began spreading...

Panibagong kaso ng MERSCoV sa Pilipinas, naitala ng DOH

admin   •   July 6, 2015

MANILA, Philippines — Kinumpirma ng Department of Health na isang dayuhan mula sa Middle East ang kasalukuyang naka-confine sa Research Institute for Tropical Medicine (RITM) matapos na magpositibo sa MERS-Corona...

Thailand’s first MERS case declared free of deadly virus

admin   •   June 29, 2015

An Omani man who became Thailand’s first case of Middle East Respiratory Sydnrome (MERS) has been declared free of the deadly virus, Thailand’s health ministry said on Monday. The 75-year-old...

MERS death toll rises to 31 in South Korea outbreak, one new case

admin   •   June 26, 2015

Two more patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus have died, South Korea’s health ministry said on Friday bringing the total fatality to 31. The ministry also reported one...

South Korea reports two more deaths in MERS outbreak bringing total to 29

admin   •   June 25, 2015

South Korea’s Health Ministry reported on Thursday two more deaths in a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak, bringing the number of fatalities to 29. The ministry also said there...


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