Deadly MERS virus settled in South Korea: contracted first student

The number of people infected with the MERS coronavirus middle East respiratory syndrome has grown to 35, writes Xinhua. Many had contracted from contact patients, doctors take measures to stop the spread of the virus across the country. To date, refers to the third wave of infection.

Two people died in hospital from complications associated with the disease. News agencies are talking about another case of death that the doctors failed to confirm. Middle East virus remains unknown to scientists infection, a specific vaccine has no known cure. Mortality from the disease reaches 40.7 per cent.

For a long time scientists could not even install the route of transmission of the pathogen. Not so long ago managed to prove the airborne route of transmission with a high degree of infectiousness. Known symptoms: fever, shortness of breath, coughing, and transfer of the infection in the form of viral pneumonia with renal failure.

On Monday it became known that in South Korea the MERS coronavirus has infected the first student and died in six patients.

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