Thailand: 175 Exposed to MERS Case

Thailand's health ministry said a total of 175 people were exposed to the country's only case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and the patient's condition has improved. In a statement, the ministry said it had been in touch with all 175 and had instructed them to stay away from public spaces and for medical personnel to monitor their health.
Also on Saturday, South Korea's health ministry said that no new cases of MERS had been recorded, the first time in 16 days, and there were no more deaths.
The deadly disease, which was first identified in Saudi Arabia, has killed 24 people and infected 166 people in South Korea since it was detected there last month.