Friday, June 12, 2015

Korean MERS Cluster Rises to 138 Cases









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The Korean CDC has posted a new update, and tonight adds 12 more MERS cases plus another death, bringing this outbreak's total to 138 cases and 14 fatalities.

The fatal case is described as a  Female, 67, infected at either Samsung Seoul or Good Morning Hospital in Pyeongtaek. 

The patient listing (h/t Sharon Sanders at FluTrackers) indicates 4 cases are linked to case #16, who visited 3 different facilities, 2 are linked to Samsung Hospital,  one is an ambulance driver who transported patient #76 (who died), and five are still  under investigation.



  • 127 (Female, 76 years) 6.12 .5.28 ~ 5.30 # 16 and Konyang same hospital ward stay (Chungnam Bo hwanyeon)
  • 128 (Male, 87 years) 6.12 .5.22 ~ 5.28 # 16 and the hall the same hospital ward hospitalization (Seegene)
  • 129 (Male, 86 years) 6.12 .5.22 ~ 5.28 # 16 and the hall the same hospital ward hospitalization (Seegene)
  • 130 (Female, 65)       6.12 .5.22 ~ 5.28 # 16 and the hall the same hospital ward patient care (Seegene)
  • 131 (Male, 59 years) 6.12.5.27 # 14 and Samsung Seoul Hospital emergency room stays
  • 132 (Male, 55 years) 6.12 .5.27 ~ 5.28 # 14 of Samsung Seoul Hospital emergency rooms stay (Gangwon Bo hwanyeon)
  • 133  (Male, 70 years) 6.12 .6.5 6.6 # 76 transport ambulance driver (Seoul Bo hwanyeon)
  • 134 (Male, 68 years) 6.12 Of. Epidemiological studies conducted 
  • 135 (Male, 33 years) 6.12 Of. Epidemiological studies conducted
  • 136 (Male, 67 years) 6.12 Of. Epidemiological studies conducted
  • 137 (Male, 55 years) 6.12 Of. Epidemiological studies conducted
  • 138 (Male, 37 years) 6.12 Of. Epidemiological studies conducted


Here is the machine translation of tonight's announcement.


Homers party confirmed 12 additional patients , a total of 138 people 


Department of Health and Human Services ' central Homers management task force " was 6.13 days ( Sat ), Homers test results added to positive confirmation (6.12 days confirmed ) cases with 12 persons said


6.12 days of party confirmed four of them 16 times and diagnosed as cases related parties , three of them 5.22 ~ 5.28 were exposed in the hall at the hospital , one of them 5.28 ~ 5.30 days Konyang hospital was to have been exposed in the investigation . 

6.12 days of party confirmed two of them 14 times and diagnosed as cases related parties , 5.27 ~ 5.28 days was exposed at Samsung Seoul Hospital emergency room . 

6.12 days of confirmed characters first as an ambulance driver said , 6.5, 6.6 at 76 times Confirmed characters were analyzed and transported by ambulance to be contacted . 

remaining 5 patients Samsung Centers for Disease Control epidemiological investigations related to a Seoul hospital patients is underway . 

Meanwhile , Task Force is the day Homers diagnosed party of additional deaths 1 patients (14 th deceased ), also announced was . 

14 second deaths are 118 characters diagnosed times ( over 67 years old , Hypothyroidism / blood pressure ) in the 5.25 to 5.27 days between Good Morning Hospital in Pyeongtaek, 14 in contact with the parties confirmed once was , and 6.9 days from Ajou University Hospital isolation ward in hospital during treatment 6.10 at diagnosis was determined , the condition is worsening 6.13 days (03 hour 30 minute ) died .





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