MERS: Woman hospitalized in Taipei on return from South Korea

Want China Times
Date: 2015-06-14
By: CNA and Staff Reporter

A woman returning to Taiwan from a trip to South Korea has been placed in isolation on June 14 after she sought medical treatment the previous night for fears of getting MERS at Taipei City Hospital’s Chunghsiao branch.

The woman, who presented with a high fever when admitted into the hospital, is undergoing further tests to determine whether she has contracted the deadly virus, the hospital said.

Fourteen people are known to have died out of 145 confirmed MERS cases in South Korea since the start of the outbreak in the country.     [FULL  STORY]

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