Bangkok's Bumrungrad Hospital treated Thailand's first MERS case

June 19, 2015 8:05 AM

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BANGKOK, June 19 Thailand's first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) was treated at the Bumrungrad Hospital in the capital, a hospital doctor said on Friday.

"The patient came to us tired, coughing ... there was no fever," the doctor told a televised news conference. "So we X-rayed his chest ... we found that he could have two things, a heart condition or the MERS virus."

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