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A matter of time before MERS hits Singapore

It could simply be a matter of time before Singapore gets its first case of Mers. "Being an air travel hub, there is always the risk that eventually we will also report a case," said Dr Jeffery Cutter, director of the Health Ministry's communicable diseases division. Already 18 countries have registered at least one patient with the Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers), although the Middle East remains the worst affected.

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