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South Korea reports 14 new Mers cases, takes total to 122

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 07:39
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South Korea's health ministry on Thursday reported 14 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), taking the total to 122 in an outbreak that is the largest outside Saudi Arabia.

[SEOUL] South Korea's health ministry on Thursday reported 14 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), taking the total to 122 in an outbreak that is the largest outside Saudi Arabia.

Among the newly reported cases was a pregnant woman who contracted the virus at the emergency ward of a Seoul hospital that has been linked to a number of previous confirmed cases, the ministry said. She was reported to be in stable condition.

REUTERS