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South Korea PM: MERS Threat Over

South Korea has declared an effective end to the threat from the MERS outbreak, which killed 36 people and hurt Seoul's already slowing economy. Since being discovered in May, the outbreak of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome infected 186 people and forced more than 16,000 others into quarantine. No new cases have been reported for the past 23 days, according to Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, who spoke following a government meeting Tuesday. "The last suspected patient...

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