South Korea

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Multiple Outbreaks Threaten the 2018 Winter Olympics
Feb 14, 2018 | Jackie Sheridan

  The 2018 Winter Olympics began on Thursday, February 8th in PyeongChang, South Korea. The games bring 206 countries to participate [1], comprising...

MERS Outbreak in South Korea
Jun 7, 2015 | Noushin Berdjis

Reported Deaths On Wednesday June 3rd, a South Korean man became the third confirmed MERS death in South Korea, following the virus’ initial...

South Korea diagnoses two cases of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease within one year
Dec 9, 2011 | Anna Tomasulo

November 2011, the Korean Center for Disease Control determined that a 54-year-old woman, who died earlier this year, died of iatrogenic Creutzfeldt-...

Foot and mouth returns to South Korea
Apr 19, 2011 | healthmap

Just 5 days after South Korea declared the end of their foot and mouth outbreak, six pigs were diagnosed with the disease.  All the pigs were on the...

South Korea Fights Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD)
Dec 26, 2010 | healthmap

South Korea is working to stem the country’s worst ever outbreak of FMD. Since the 1st outbreak, reported on November 29, 2010, 56 cases have been...

Avian Influenza Returns
Dec 15, 2010 | healthmap

In recent weeks, avian influenza has returned to news headlines in several countries. On November 19th, a new human case of H5N1 was confirmed in a...