SEOUL - South Korean officals on Sunday reported 14 more cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), bringing the total in the country's outbreak to 64, and said a fifth person infected with the virus had died.
South Korea's outbreak of the often-deadly virus, first reported on May 20, is the largest outside the Middle East. The patient who died was a 75-year-old man who had been in a hospital emergency room where another MERS patient was present, officials said.
Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>