The Middle East Respiratory Syndrome – Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) epidemic in South Korea occurred between 26 May and 28 July 2015. A total of 128 infections and 36 deaths were recorded during this epidemic. The Samsung Medical Centre (SMC http://www.ijsrms.com/media/1n4-IJSRMS0103310_v1_is4_109-117.pdf ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samsung_Medical_Center ) in Seoul was determined to be the source of at least 50% of all MERS-CoV cases recorded in South Korea. Discuss three deficiencies in this (or other South Korea’s) hospital’s structures and processes which might Or were determined to) have contributed to this outbreak. Comprehensive response requires you to be familiar with the mechanisms for airborne infection disease transmission in hospital settings (e.g. see; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4806977/pdf/15-1615.pdf ).