Thailand confirms first MERS case


Public Health Minister Rajata Rajatanavin
Thailand’s Public Health Ministry on Thursday confirmed the country’s first case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).
Public Health Minister Rajata Rajatanavin said that lab results have confirmed the virus contracted by a 75-year old man who came from a Middle East country to Thailand to have his heart condition treated.
According to deputy government spokesperson, Sansern Kaewkamnerd, the infected man came from Oman.
“The man, who is now being treated at an infectious diseases institute in central Nonthaburi province, is in stable condition.
“Another 59 people who had contact with the infected are also being monitored, including three …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper