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MERS: South Korea Tightens Quarantines to Prevent Spread

When death came for one of South Korea’s sufferers of a rare viral outbreak, there was no family farewell. Strict hospital quarantine rules prevented the four children of a suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome patient in Daejeon, central South Korea, … Continue reading

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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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Mers South Korea: WHO says more cases anticipated

South Korea’s outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome is “large and complex” and more cases are expected, World Health Organization experts say. But while it was premature to declare the outbreak over, the WHO said it had “found no evidence” … Continue reading

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