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S Koreans censure govt for inadequate response to Mers

Specialists blame combination of bureaucratic inefficiency, poor crisis management and training

NO MASKING: IT The health ministry was criticised for withholding details about the Mers outbreak.


SOUTH Korea's growing Mers outbreak has laid bare the country's poor handling of disasters despite President Park Geun Hye's pledge to overhaul public safety measures following last year's ferry disaster, specialists said.

Since the first case was diagnosed on May 20, Middle