S.Korea reports 2 more deaths in MERS outbreak bringing total to 29, 1 new case

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June 25, 2015 05:13

 
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SEOUL - South Korea's Health Ministry reported on Thursday two more deaths in a Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak, bringing the number of fatalities to 29.

The ministry also said there was one new case confirmed taking the total to 180 in the outbreak that is the largest outside Saudi Arabia, with all the cases traced to health care settings.

Seventy-seven people remain hospitalized receiving treatment, it said. Most of the deaths have been elderly patients or those who had existing illnesses.

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