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South Korea govt ready to counter economic impact of Mers

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Pupils at an elementary school in Seoul getting their temperatures checked on Monday. The health ministry reported 23 new infections on Monday, bringing the total to 87 and making South Korea the second-most infected country in the world after Saudi Arabia.

Seoul

THE South Korean government on Monday said it is ready to take swift measures to counter the negative effects on its economy from an outbreak of a deadly respiratory disease, suggesting that worried policymakers may soon deliver monetary and fiscal stimulus.

President Park