Tagged: Korea

Monday Micro: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in Korea - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Jun 08, 2015

“MERS-CoV electron micrograph1” by Maureen Metcalfe/Cynthia Goldsmith/Azaibi Tamin – http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/mers/photos.html. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons. In 2012 a new virus emerged in the Middle East. Causing severe respiratory and flu-like, the disease was called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)* or “Saudi-SARS”. The virus responsible was found to be a … Read More

FTTH Conferences – a brilliant route to synergies - Light My Fibre

John Nixon Jun 03, 2010

Recently, I attended the FTTH Council Asia-Pacific 2010 Conference in Seoul, Korea. This event was held over the last few days in the gigantic COEX Convention Centre in downtown Seoul. Attendees were naturally a bit on edge over the escalating tensions between North and South following the torpedoing of a South Korean patrol boat and the loss of 46 mariners’ … Read More