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South Korea Reports 32 MERS Deaths, 182 Total Cases; Patient In Thailand Recovers

Agence France-Presse: South Korea reports 32nd MERS death
“South Korea on Sunday reported its 32nd death from MERS as the virus’s mortality rate continued to rise even as the pace of the outbreak appeared to slow. … The total number of infections remained unchanged at 182 and fifteen patients were in critical condition, the health ministry said…” (6/27).

Reuters: Thailand’s first MERS case declared free of deadly virus
“An Omani man who became Thailand’s first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has been declared free of the deadly virus, Thailand’s health ministry said on Monday…” (Niyomyat/Lefevre, 6/28).