MERS Outbreak In South Korea Largest Outside Of Saudi Arabia
After more than 1,300 quarantines and 30 cases, a MERS outbreak in South Korea has become the largest ever to occur outside of Saudi Arabia.By Jake Godin | June 3, 2015
South Korea is in the middle of a MERS outbreak.
So far, there have been at least 30 confirmed cases of MERS since the outbreak began on May 20. The World Health Organization is reporting 25 total cases while reports came Wednesday of five more cases. Two people have died so far, and more than 1,300 have been put under various levels of quarantine, according to multiple reports. (Video via Yonhap News TV)