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South Korea reports 3 more deaths in Mers outbreak, 3 new cases

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South Korea's health ministry reported on Thursday three more deaths in the country's Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) outbreak, bringing the total fatality to 23.

[SEOUL] South Korea's health ministry reported on Thursday three more deaths in the country's Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) outbreak, bringing the total fatality to 23.

The ministry also confirmed three new cases, taking the total to 165 in the outbreak that is the largest outside Saudi Arabia.

REUTERS