In South Korea continues to rage deadly MERS virus that has already infected about 150 people. The population is shocked by not only the rapid spread of the disease, but its late diagnosis.
So, the doctor from Seoul infected with corona virus, 2 weeks continued to treat their own patients.
The doctor, who worked in Saulson Samsung medical center, was infected with middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS), reports The Korea Herald. With all this, the infected physician, suspecting nothing about their own illness, were continued for 2 weeks to treat patients. At the moment the doctor is under the personal supervision of employees.
It is known that in this hospital received about half of all infected with the virus MERS - 71 people. According to reliable information from the Ministry of health South Korea, the total number of cases of this deadly infection has reached 150 people. 5.2 thousand local inhabitants quarantined. The total number of deaths from crown-virus has reached 17 people.
1st cases of MERS virus found in Samsung medical center. The main reason for the spread of the disease are few successful measures to prevent transmission of the first media doctors patients and hospitals.
Earlier it was reported that crown-the virus had already escaped beyond the borders of South Korea. 14 June 2015 in Slovakia, was admitted by the representative of the stronger sex with suspected respiratory syndrome MERS.
Crown-virus middle East respiratory syndrome has no special signs in the early stages. Late symptoms of the disease include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Most at risk of the disease affects people with weakened immune systems, chronic lung disease, diabetes and renal insufficiency. Vaccine against the dreaded infection does not yet exist.
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