Outbreaks

Thailand reports second MERS case

Thailand reported its second case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus on Sunday, according to the country's health minister.

The virus was detected in a 71-year old Omani man traveling to Bangkok on Friday, Public Health Minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn told a news conference.

The first case was detected in a businessman from Oman in June last year.

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