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Officials Expect Korea MERS Outbreak to End Before July

South Korean health officials reported five new MERS cases Monday, bringing the total number of infected to 150 people, but said the rate of new infections is declining. Containing the virus Authorities say if the country’s improved containment measures continue to be effective, the outbreak in South Korea could be over in 14 days, when the current incubation period ends. Kwon Jun-Wook, who heads of the MERS taskforce in the Ministry of Health and Welfare, said they are monitoring...

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