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Korea reports five more cases of MERS, raising total to 35

05-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea’s health ministry confirmed five additional cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on Thursday, raising the total to 35, including two more health [...]
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Korea reports five more cases of MERS illness

Korea reports five more cases of MERS illness

04-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

South Korea confirmed five more cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, the health ministry said early on Wednesday, bringing to 30 the total number of [...]
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S. Korea reports first MERS deaths as alarm grows

04-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Tuesday reported its first deaths from an outbreak of the MERS virus that has infected 25 people, caused widespread alarm and triggered a closer watch by Asian [...]
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Korean MERS outbreak likely to spread, health officials say

04-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Today | 6:00 AM

A MERS outbreak in South Korea – the largest outside Saudi Arabia, where the disease first emerged in 2012 – is likely to grow, the World Health Organization said [...]
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Mers outbreak: Chinese hospital staff ‘hold ballot to decide who will treat patient with deadly disease’

04-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Independent | 6:00 AM

Staff at a hospital in China have drawn lots on who will treat China’s first reported case of Mers. The man, who is a relative of somebody known to be infected with [...]
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Schools close as MERS virus spreads in S. Korea

Schools close as MERS virus spreads in S. Korea

04-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

More than 200 primary schools shut down Wednesday as South Korea struggled to contain an outbreak of the MERS virus that has infected 30, killed two and triggered widespread [...]
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Korea grapples to contain MERS as 1364 in quarantine

04-Jun-2015 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

The World Health Organization warned that the MERS outbreak in South Korea is likely to grow, as 1,364 people remain under quarantine and confirmed cases grew to 30 people. [...]
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MERS virus claims first victim in S. Korea

04-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Dawn | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Tuesday reported its first deaths from an outbreak of the MERS virus that has infected 25 people, caused widespread alarm and triggered a closer watch by Asian [...]
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HK to scrutinise passengers from Seoul for Mers

03-Jun-2015 Intellasia | SCMP | 6:00 AM

Hong Kong health authorities will step up surveillance on visitors arriving from Seoul with flu-like symptoms after their South Korean counterparts failed to release a list [...]
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More than 680 in Korea isolated over MERS virus fears

More than 680 in Korea isolated over MERS virus fears

03-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Tuesday confirmed the country’s first two deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as it fights to contain the spread of the virus that has killed [...]
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Asia MERS Outbreak Alarms Authorities

03-Jun-2015 Intellasia | VOA News | 6:00 AM

Concerns over a dangerous respiratory illness have led South Korean health authorities to isolate more than 680 people who may have been exposed. China and Hong Kong also are [...]
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MERS outbreak reported in Eastern Asia

03-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Healio | 6:00 AM

WHO reported an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus in Eastern Asia, resulting in 14 cases in South Korea and one linked transmission in China. According [...]
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Beijing Bans Public Smoking, but Enforcement Poses a Challenge

03-Jun-2015 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The loudspeakers in the pricey Temple bar erupted at 11:50 p.m. on Sunday with an announcement that set off either joy or despair, depending on the customer: Patrons had 10 [...]
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Health minister vows to contain spread of MERS

03-Jun-2015 Intellasia | Airang | 6:00 AM

On Monday, health and welfare minister Moon Hyung-pyo(????) said the government is mobilising all its resources to prevent the spread of MERS in Korea. “This week will [...]
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Korea reports first MERS deaths to growing public alarm

03-Jun-2015 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea on Tuesday reported its first deaths from the MERS virus, following the largest outbreak outside the Middle East that has infected 25 people and triggered [...]
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