Hospitalized Czech cleared of having MERS virus

17-06-2015

The 25 year old Czech who was placed in isolation in a Prague hospital after returning from South Korea with a cold and fever and was suspected of having the MERS virus has been given all the all clear. The hospital said that tests had found no trace of the killer virus. Around 20 people have died in South Korea after one of the worst outbreaks of MERS so far outside of the Middle East where it was identified in 2012.