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Long ER waits aggravate spread of virus in Seoul

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The man who became South Korea's Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) patient number 14 waited two-and-a-half days in the emergency ward for a bed to open at a prestigious Seoul hospital - not an unusually long time for the city's top medical centres.

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THE man who became South Korea's Middle East respiratory syndrome (Mers) patient number 14 waited two-and-a-half days in the emergency ward for a bed to open at a prestigious Seoul hospital - not an unusually long time for the city's top medical centres.

By the time the 35-...

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