Date: Jun 15, 2015
By: Staff writer, with CNA
A woman who was placed in isolation at a Taipei hospital on Saturday after she developed a fever on
returning from South Korea yesterday tested negative for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).
The Taiwanese woman walked to the Zhongxiao branch of Taipei City Hospital on Saturday evening seeking treatment for a fever, the Taipei City Department of Health said, adding that she was admitted to an isolation ward after an influenza screening showed a negative result.
She was then tested for MERS and the result was found to be negative yesterday, the department said.
The woman traveled to Seoul on Tuesday for a six-hour shopping trip, before heading to China via Hong Kong. [FULL STORY]