Thai health authorities said on January 26 that they had placed 33 people in quarantine after an Omani national seeking medical help in the country tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).
Over 3,600 representatives from ministries, sectors, organisations and students attended a ceremony in Hanoi on October 17 to launch the hand in hand against infection programme in response to the Global Hand-washing Day.
A Thai woman suspected of having contracted Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus has been hospitalised after returning from her pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
The Republic of Korea declared on July 27 it is effectively out of danger from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), more than two months after the first case was reported and began spreading in hospital settings to kill 36 people.
A 65-year-old German man who was infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus earlier this year has died in hospital, the health ministry of the German state of Lower Saxony said on June 16.
A Republic of Korea (RoK) hospital suspended most services on June 14 after being identified as the epicenter of the spread of a deadly respiratory disease that has killed 15 people since being diagnosed in the country nearly four weeks ago.
The World Health Organization said on June 13 the Republic of Korea's outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was "large and complex" and more cases should be anticipated, but it saw no sign the disease is spreading in the community.
Health authorities in the central province of Thanh Hoa confirmed on June 12 that a man from the Republic of Korea (RoK) who had died early this week with symptoms similar to MERS tested negative to the virus.
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.
Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long spoke with Nhan Dan (People) newspaper about Vietnam’s measures to deal with the threat posed by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).
The Republic of Korea (RoK)'s President Park Geun-hye said on June 3 everything must be done to stop Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) as fear of the disease shut hundreds of schools and led to corporate giant Samsung calling off a staff conference.
Efforts made by Vietnam to renovate its health care system were highlighted during a speech delivered by Health Minister Nguyen Thi Kim Tien at the opening ceremony of the 68th session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva taking place from May 18-26.
More than 100 health, livestock and environment experts from 17 countries are discussing ways to promote collaboration in disease prevention in the face of several newly emerging diseases at a three-day workshop that began in Hanoi on October 13.
The Ministry of Health has recommended preventive measures against the Middle East respiratory syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) that is spreading in many countries around the world.
A ceremony was held in Hanoi on April 11 to commemorate the 10th death anniversary of Dr. Carlo Urbani, an Italian doctor who devoted his life to the fight against SARS in Vietnam.
(VOV) - Medical experts from 13 Asian countries gathered at an international conference in Hanoi on October 30 to discuss measures against infectious diseases.
Vietnam has not detected any new virus coming from the same family as SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), says the Ministry of Health (MoH).
Thai Public Health Ministry has expressed readiness to assist Vietnam in developing its universal healthcare coverage scheme, scheduled to be implemented in 2014, according to National News Bureau of Thailand.