5.8M Earthquake Hits South Korea Injures 6 and Brings 22 Tremors of 2-3M [Updated]

5.8M Earthquake Hits South Korea Injures 6 and Brings 22 Tremors of 2-3M [Updated]

The Korea Times reported on Sept. 13, 2016, at 12:41 a.m. KST that a strong earthquake that hit the city of Gyeongju, North Gyeongsang Province in South Korea on Sept. 12, 2016, at 8:32 p.m. KST. The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) confirmed the intensity of the temblor as measuring 5.8-magnitude on the Richter Scale. Six […]

MERS Cases, Death Toll Rise in South Korea

MERS Cases, Death Toll Rise in South Korea

Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) cases continue to grow outside the Middle East. The number of MERS cases that have been confirmed in South Koreas increased to 64, an increase of 14 this weekend; and health officials there reported a rise in the death toll to five people so far. The outbreak in South Korea, […]

MERS Panic as South Korea Imposes Quarantine

MERS Panic as South Korea Imposes Quarantine

MERS panic has hit South Korea as 540 schools are closed and over 1300 residents find themselves in an imposed quarantine. With suspected cases at approximately 400, South Korean officials have been forced to take extreme measures in a rush to prevent the deadly virus spreading. Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus, or MERS, is a viral respiratory […]

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