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Middle East respiratory syndrome

RoK national dead in Thanh Hoa negative to MERS-CoV

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RoK national dead in Thanh Hoa negative to MERS-CoV

The National Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology on June 12 confirmed that Park Soon Hum, a Republic of Korea national dead in central Thanh Hoa province on June 10, was negative to the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

HCM City acts to ward off threat of MERS epidemic

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HCM City acts to ward off threat of MERS epidemic

The HCM City Centre for International Health Quarantine has put in place all preventive measures to keep out Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, a top city health official said.

Vietnam ready to prevent MERS-CoV spread

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Vietnam ready to prevent MERS-CoV spread

The Steering Committee for Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases and its units stand ready to prevent the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) from coming to Vietnam or any death related to it, Minister of Public Health Nguyen Thi Kim Tien told a meeting in Hanoi on June 8.

Health Ministry issues plan against MERS-CoV

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Health Ministry issues plan against MERS-CoV

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health on June 6 issued an action plan against the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in an effort to promptly detect and treat infected cases and to prevent an outbreak of the disease in Vietnam.

Inspections focus on MERS-CoV threat

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Inspections focus on MERS-CoV threat

Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long has paid a visit to Noi Bai International Airport to check measures taken in response to a deadly outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV).

Health declaration required for passengers from RoK at Hanoi airport

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Health declaration required for passengers from RoK at Hanoi airport

All passengers from the Republic of Korea (RoK) are required to fill out health declaration forms when entering Vietnam via Hanoi-based Noi Bai International Airport as from June 3 as a precaution after the RoK has reported several cases of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV).

Thai Health Ministry affirms Thailand free of MERS-CoV

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Thai Health Ministry affirms Thailand free of MERS-CoV

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has affirmed that there are no patients in the country diagnosed with the Middle East respiratory syndrome corona virus (MERS-CoV), while urging the public to exercise precautions on health and sanitation.