SKorean MERS Outbreak: 13th Case Confirmed

South Korea confirmed a 13th case of MERS on Saturday, as the country grappled with a disease that it had never encountered prior to this month. Updating local media, the Health Ministry revealed that the latest person to come down with the respiratory illness is the husband of a woman who also tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. As panic began to spread online about the disease, which has a fatality rate of more than 40 percent, the ministry also cautioned that it would take “stern” measures against anyone spreading unfounded rumors.

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