Thai embassy in South Korean issued 2nd warning against MERS virus for Thai citizens


BANGKOK, 9 June 2015 – The Thai Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, has warned Thai citizens to protect themselves against MERS-CoV virus that has already killed 6 Koreans.

This is the second warning after the number of South Koreans contracting the deadly virus has increased to 87 people. Six people have died and more than 2,000 people have been quarantined in their own homes or hospitals.

Thai nationals living in Seoul, Gyeonggi and Chungcheongnam-do have been told to wear a face mask when leaving home or when they are in a crowded place.

They have also been advised to seek medical attention and notify the Thai embassy if they ever visited the three aforementioned areas in South Korea between May 15th – 30th.