MERS Coronavirus News
How Clean Are Your Winter Gloves?
ABC News' Becky Worley tests how many germs live on our winter gloves.
CDC Issues Health Advisory Amid Deadly MERS Outbreak
The U.S. health officials issued an advisory today as the deadly MERS virus outbreak continues in South Korea. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued the advisory to health care providers in an effort to guard against a similar MERS outbreak in the U.S. The advisory instructs doctors
How Infectious the MERS Virus Is Compared to Other Viruses
News that an outbreak of coronavirus .htm" id="ramplink_MERS_" targetblank">MERS has infected at least 36 in South Korea has lead the country to quarantine more than 1,600 and even 17 camels in the hope of stopping virus, according to local authorities. But just how contagious is the Middle East
How Authorities Hope to Keep MERS From Spreading in the US
The MERS outbreak continues to grow in South Korea , with 36 infected and more than 1,600 people in quarantine just over two weeks after that country’s patient zero was identified last month. Even 17 camels -- in various zoos -- have been quarantined as an extra precaution, according to The
More than 1,300 in Quarantine as South Korea Battles MERS Virus
More than 1,300 people are in quarantine in South Korea as the country grapples with an outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, and at least two people have died from the disease, authorities said. A person traveling from the Middle East to South Korea is believed to be
MERS Outbreak in South Korea Forces Over 1,000 Into Quarantine
South Korean hospitals are setting up temporary quarantine areas in hospitals to spot the spread of Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome after two died in the outbreak.
How to Avoid the Germs on Your Winter Gloves
In the winter, gloves hold railings, open doors, push strollers and sometimes even act as your own personal tissue. So what happens when all those germs transfer to your winter gloves? " Good Morning America " took to the snowy paths in New York City's Central Park to swab people's gloves - ranging
How to Avoid Germs on Your Winter Gloves
ABC News' Becky Worley looks at germs and bacteria on gloves and how to avoid spreading them.
'False Positive' MERS Test: What It Means and Why It Matters
An Illinois man who tested positive for MERS after shaking hands with an infected business associate never had the deadly virus, health officials said today. Rather, he received a “false positive” test result, raising new questions about the transmissibility of MERS and the tests used to spot it.