South Korea reported three new cases of MERS as health authorities remained vigilant about the spread of the virus.
North Korea says it has developed a vaccine that is "very effective" in treating MERS, Ebola and AIDS, the state mouthpiece KCNA reported.
As South Korea scrambles to control an outbreak of the killer MERS virus, its fearful citizens have donned surgical masks en masse.
The World Health Organization said that the MERS outbreak in South Korea was a "wakeup call" and urged all countries to be more vigilant.
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South Korea reported the 16th death in an expanding MERS outbreak and announced financial aid to the tourism industry.
South Korea's outbreak of the deadly MERS virus is "large and complex" and more cases should be expected, a team of World Health Organization (WHO) experts said.
Nestle said it is challenging a ban imposed by India on its hugely popular Maggi instant noodles brand after tests showed they contained excessive levels of lead.
South Korea reported 14 new cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), including the first pregnant woman infected by the potentially deadly virus.
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South Korean President Park Geun-Hye has postponed a planned trip to the United States amid growing public alarm at the MERS outbreak which has now claimed nine lives.
South Korea Tuesday reported its seventh death from MERS as the government -- concerned about the economic impact -- said it hoped to end the crisis this week.
South Korea recorded its sixth death and biggest single day jump in Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) infections.
Nestle said it was withdrawing its Maggi instant noodles from sale in India after a scare over excess lead content.
Hip-hop star Iggy Azalea has said she canceled her tour because she needed a "mental break."
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US Secretary of State John Kerry broke his leg in a cycling accident in France and will fly back to the United States for treatment, cutting short a European trip.
Kazakhstani scientists have developed a wound dressing from cattle tissue.
The broadest study of its kind on Wednesday backed estimates that newer kinds of contraceptive pills carry a higher risk of dangerous blood clots.
Egyptian-born film legend Omar Sharif, star of Oscar-winning classics such as "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Doctor Zhivago", is suffering from Alzheimer's disease/