Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in 3 Persons South Korea 2015
Yang, J.S., Park, S., Kim, Y.J., et al. (2015). Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in 3 Persons, South Korea, 2015. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 21(11):AOD.
This article described the incident of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus infection in South Korea on May 2015. Patients included were a man who had recently visited the Middle East, his wife, and a male patient who shared a hospital room with the index patient. The authors emphasize that rapid laboratory confirmation can facilitate subsequent prevention and control for imported cases.