All posts tagged "quarantine"

  • The South Korean government hopes to better contain viral outbreaks after the difficulties it had with the recent MERS outbreak. (Yonhap)
    After MERS outbreak, S. Korea to improve monitoring, quarantine protocol

    SEOUL/SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korea will set up a dedicated monitoring and response system and greatly increase quarantine infrastructure to effectively cope with future contagious outbreaks, the government said Tuesday. The plan reached at the national policy...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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  • South Korea MERS Virus
    Over 10,000 quarantined already in S. Korean MERS outbreak

    The number of quarantine orders in the midst of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak has shot up past 10,400 in South Korea as of Wednesday. Although the country’s health officials have stated that the spreading...

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • The waiting room at a children's hospital in Seoul is empty, Thursday, as people are reluctant to visit medical facilities after many patients with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) were infected while staying at them. (Yonhap)
    MERS S. Korean death toll rises to three; 1,600 quarantined

    By Kim Se-jeong A third individual in South Korea has died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), according to health authorities Thursday. The male patient was the first death from a tertiary infection, and brings the number...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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    More than 1,300 quarantined in S. Korea to stop MERS

    By Kim Se-jeong More than 1,300 people have been quarantined in their homes or at hospitals and medical facilities after coming into contact with confirmed or suspected sufferers of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). This is 500...

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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  • Bird Flu 2
    S. Korea intensifies quarantine measures against bird flu

    (Yonhap) — South Korea has intensified its watch against a fresh outbreak of avian influenza (AI) after the animal disease was confirmed in a migratory bird found in the central region of the country, the government said....

    • Posted December 18, 2014
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