• MERS cases keep coming from Samsung hospital


    SEOUL: Another doctor at a major hospital that has been the epicenter of MERS outbreak in Seoul has contracted the deadly virus, the government said Saturday. The 25-year-old female doctor at Samsung Medical Center has become the 185th person infected with the virus in South Korea. The total number of infected medics at the hospital now stands at 13. Alarmed, health authorities immediately ordered 12 of 15 patients being treated at the hospital to be transferred to other facilities. Out of the 185 people diagnosed with MERS, 41 remain hospitalized while 11 of them are in critical condition.



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