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S. Korea reports more cases of novel coronavirus, total at 47
S. Korea reports more cases of novel coronavirus, total at 47
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South Korea confirmed more cases of the novel coronavirus Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections here to 47, amid growing concerns that the respiratory illness is spreading across the country despite tighter quarantine measures. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), 13 new patients reside in Daegu, 300 kilometers southeast of Seoul and adjacent areas. They are presumed to have contracted the illness via contact with a 61-year-old South Korean wom
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 Actor Ha Jung-woo denies illegal drug use
Actor Ha Jung-woo denies illegal drug use
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Actor Ha Jung-woo on Tuesday denied all accusations that he had illegally taken the anesthetic propofol at a plastic surgery clinic in Gangnam, Seoul. Propofol is a short-acting anesthetic that is highly addictive. Plastic surgery clinics normally administer it to patients undergoing surgery. The news first broke last Thursday when a local news outlet reported that prosecutors were looking into about 10 people suspected of abusing drugs, including a famous actor. Although Ha’s name was
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