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Camel meat, milk not distributed in Korea

Camel food products are not imported into or distributed in South Korea, the agriculture ministry said Tuesday, amid criticism over the government's seemingly unrealistic advice on shunning camel mea...

Updated : 2015.06.09 10:06

First teen MERS patient confirmed

Seoul confirmed five more MERS-affected hospitals, one death and 23 more cases Monday, bringing the nation’s total number of cases to 87 and the death toll to six. Among the newly confirmed patient...

Updated : 2015.06.08 20:29

Korea names MERS-affected hospital, tracks all visitors

The Korean government on Friday named the hospital in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, where 71 percent of all confirmed Middle East respiratory syndrome cases in Korea have occurred since May 20, back...

Updated : 2015.06.05 21:30

4 killed by MERS, 41 cases confirmed

Seoul confirmed on Friday the fourth death from Middle East respiratory syndrome, while five more have been diagnosed with MERS in the country. One of the newly confirmed patients is an air force off...

Updated : 2015.06.05 10:49

Seoul confirms third MERS death

Fears of the deadly virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome only expanded Thursday as Seoul confirmed third death, five more cases, as well as a potential outbreak in the military. Health...

Updated : 2015.06.04 20:20

Avoiding ruptured eardrums in summer

Summer can be a vulnerable time for one’s ear health, as many problems can be triggered from swimming and loud outdoor concert music. According to South Korea’s Health Ministry, Koreans seek medic...

Updated : 2015.06.04 20:10

544 schools cancel classes over MERS

More than 500 schools have canceled classes to prevent the spread of a deadly virus that has killed two South Koreans, the Ministry of Education said Wednesday. As of 5 p.m., students and teachers h...

Updated : 2015.06.03 20:21

Government mobilizes special task force on MERS

President Park Geun-hye announced Wednesday the creation of a special task force consisting of civil medical experts to act as a control tower, while expanding the pan-governmental countermeasures he...

Updated : 2015.06.03 19:49

Government mobilizes special task force on MERS

President Park Geun-hye announced Wednesday the creation of a special task force consisting of civil medical experts to act as a control tower, while expanding the pan-governmental countermeasures he...

Updated : 2015.06.03 19:31

False tips on MERS spread in Korea

As the rapid spread of Middle East respiratory syndrome fuels worry in the country, misconceptions and urban myths have also sprung up around the disease that has claimed two lives and sickened 30 pe...

Updated : 2015.06.03 14:50

2 killed by MERS, 30 cases confirmed

Seoul on Wednesday confirmed two deaths from Middle East respiratory syndrome, while five more have been added to the list of infected patients in the country. As of Wednesday morning, the number of...

Updated : 2015.06.02 21:08

Seoul confirms 15th MERS case

By Claire Lee Seoul confirmed its 14th and 15th Middle East respiratory syndrome cases Sunday, surpassing Qatar as the country with the fourth most MERS cases in the world. The hospital where more t...

Updated : 2015.05.31 16:31

S. Korean patient with MERS in stable condition in China

A South Korean man who was confirmed to have Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in China has remained in stable condition, according to Chinese officials and state media Sunday. Chinese health authori...

Updated : 2015.05.31 14:13

Seoul confirms 15th MERS case

Seoul confirmed its 14th and 15th Middle East respiratory syndrome cases Sunday, surpassing Qatar as the country with the fourth most MERS cases in the world. The hospital where more than 10 people a...

Updated : 2015.05.31 10:33

MERS fears grow as 13th case confirmed

South Korea reported one more confirmed case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome on Saturday, raising the total number of people infected with the disease to 13. The latest infected person is th...

Updated : 2015.05.30 12:46