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Middle East respiratory syndrome: what we learned from the 2015 outbreak in the Republic of Korea
Myoung-don Oh, Wan Beom Park, Sang-Won Park, Pyoeng Gyun Choe, Ji Hwan Bang, Kyoung-Ho Song, Eu Suk Kim, Hong Bin Kim, Nam Joong Kim
Korean J Intern Med.
2018;33(2):233-246. Published online February 27, 2018
Cited By 20
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) was first isolated from a patient with severe pneumonia in 2012. The 2015 Korea outbreak of MERSCoV involved 186 cases, including 38 fatalities. A total of 83% of transmission events were due to five superspreaders, and 44% of the 186 MERS case..
Comparative study on the epidemiological aspects of enterohemorrhagic
infections between Korea and Japan, 2006 to 2010
Won-Chang Lee, Young Hwan Kwon
Korean J Intern Med.
2016;31(3):579-584. Published online February 18, 2016
Cited By 3
Background/Aims: To compare the epidemiological aspects of enterohemorrhagic
(EHEC) between Korea and Japan by analyzing the current state of EHEC infection outbreaks and related risk factors. Methods: We investigated the epidemiological aspects of EHEC infection cases betwe..
Ongoing outbreak of human adenovirus-associated acute respiratory illness in the Republic of Korea military, 2013 to 2018
Jae-Hoon Ko, Hyeong-taek Woo, Hong Sang Oh, Song Mi Moon, Joon Young Choi, Jeong Uk Lim, Donghoon Kim, Junsu Byun, Soon-Hwan Kwon, Daeyoun Kang, Jung Yeon Heo, Kyong Ran Peck
Received March 18, 2019 Accepted July 25, 2019 Published online September 5, 2019
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Background/Aims: Human adenovirus type 55 (HAdV-55), an emerging epidemic strain, has caused several large outbreaks in the Korean military since 2014, and HAdV-associated acute respiratory illness (HAdV-ARI) has been continuously reported thereafter. Methods: To evaluate the epidemiologic characte..
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