South Korea reports 10th death from MERS virus

Jun 11, 2015 7:50 AM by Cheryl Wengren

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea says a 10th person has died from the MERS virus, although officials maintain they believe the disease has peaked.

The outbreak of Middle East respiratory syndrome has caused panic in South Korea.

It's infected more than 120 people since the first case.

A 68-year-old man who had traveled to the Middle East, was diagnosed on May 20.


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