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Friday, June 05, 2015

700 Schools In South Korea Closed As The MERS Outbreak Continues To Spread

The key with this outbreak again is DO NOT PANIC - avoid air travel when possible, public places; take appropriate sanitary precautions such as hand washing, N95 masks, surgical gloves: STOCK RIBAVIRIN (COPEGUS) WHEREVER POSSIBLE, the only known antiviral drug to slow the replication of this "novel" corona virus  

BUSINESS INSIDER
06/04/2015

SEOUL (AFP) - 

Hundreds more schools closed on Thursday in South Korea as officials struggled to ease growing panic over an outbreak of the MERS virus that has infected 35 people, killed two and caused thousands to cancel travel plans.


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More than 700 schools -- from kindergartens to colleges -- have now shut their gates in response to public fears over what has become the largest outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outside Saudi Arabia.

Five more cases were confirmed on Thursday, bringing the total number of known infections to 35, the health ministry said.

The first case -- reported on May 20 -- was of a 68-year-old man diagnosed after a trip to Saudi Arabia.


Since then, more than 1,300 people who may have been exposed directly or indirectly to the virus have been placed under varying levels of quarantine.

Some were isolated at state-designated facilities while many were strongly advised to stay at home.


South Korean airport authorities taking outbreak seriously - avoid air travel whenever possible

In Seoul, growing public concern has been reflected in the daily increase in the number of commuters wearing face masks on buses and subways.

And the anxiety has been exported, with the Korea Tourism Organisation (KTO) reporting Thursday that around 7,000 tourists -- mostly from China and Taiwan -- had cancelled planned group trips to South Korea.


Quarantine stations are now being set up; utilise them if exposed

"A mass cancellation of this scale is very unusual... and many travellers cited the MERS outbreak as the main reason," a KTO spokesman told AFP. 

President Park Geun-Hye's administration, and health officials in general, have been criticised for responding too slowly to the initial outbreak.

In an emergency meeting with health officials on Wednesday, Park called for "utmost efforts" to curb the spread of the virus and ease public fear.

MERS has now infected 1,161 people globally, with 436 deaths. More than 20 countries have been affected, with most cases in Saudi Arabia. 


Take appropriate precautions and above all DO NOT PANIC

The virus, which has no known cure or vaccine, is considered a deadlier but less infectious cousin of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which killed hundreds of people when it appeared in Asia in 2003. 

The World Health Organisation said it expected more infections in South Korea, but stressed that there was "no evidence of sustained transmission in the community."



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The Empire and the inevitable fall of the Obama criminal regime

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STRATFOR Editor’s Note: This installment on the United States, presented in two parts, is the 16th in a series of STRATFOR monographs on the geopolitics of countries influential in world affairs.

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By Robert S. Finnegan

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The 5th Estate has just purchased a library on H5N1 "Novel" virus pandemics, there are dozens of PDF and Exel documents we feel will assist you in saving lives following intentional releases of the H5N1 and now MERS viruses; we will begin by printing those that appear to be extremely relevant here: H5N1 Kobe-Kawaoka-Ernala series continues soon with more "Smoking Gun" e-mails from Teridah Ernala to The 5th Estate . . .

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By Robert S. Finnegan

On October 12, 2002 the Indonesian island of Bali experienced a terrorist attack that rocked the world. It was unquestionably well-coordinated and executed, the largest in the country's history.

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