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South Korea Reports 11th Death from MERS

South Korea has reported its 11th death from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, amid hopes that the outbreak has peaked. The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Friday that the latest fatality was a 72-year-old woman who contracted the virus from a MERS patient at a hospital. Health officials on Friday also reported four new cases of the virus, bringing the total number of known infections to 126 since the outbreak was discovered on May 20. So far, all of the reported...

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