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South Korea reports seventh death from MERS virus

South Korea’s health ministry said on Tuesday a patient infected with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus has died, becoming the seventh fatality in an outbreak that began in May. The ministry said there were eight new cases of … Continue reading

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Indonesian forest fires feed air pollution across Asia

High above the vast Indonesian island of Sumatra, satellites identify hundreds of plumes of smoke drifting over the oil palm plantations and rain forests. Monsoon winds sweep them north and east toward Singapore, Malaysia and deep into Cambodia, Laos and … Continue reading

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Indonesia’s forest fires feed ‘brown cloud’ of pollution choking Asia’s cities

High above the vast Indonesian island of Sumatra, satellites identify hundreds of plumes of smoke drifting over the oil palm plantations and rainforests. They look harmless as the monsoon winds sweep them north and east towards Singapore, Malaysia and deep … Continue reading

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