Thailand confirms first MERS case
Updated: 2015-06-18 19:55
BANGKOK - Thailand confirmed its first case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus on Thursday, according to the country's health ministry.
The virus was detected in a businessman from Oman, the country's health minister told reporters.
"From two lab tests we can confirm that the MERS virus was found," said Public Health Minister Rajata Rajatanavin.