North Korea has reportedly fired shots at a South Korean loudspeaker, which has been blaring anti-Pyongyang messages in recent days.
At least eight people have been killed, following torrential monsoon rains in the Philippines.
Philippines health officials have confirmed a second case of MERS in the country, the first coming in an unrelated incident in January.
South Korean health officials have reported four new cases of MERS in the country, while the health ministry described the outbreak as now being ‘at a crossroads’, rather than ‘levelling off’ as previously described.
South Korean health authorities have reported two new cases of MERS in the country, while Thailand have reported no new cases of the disease.
Thailand health authorities have announced that a total of 175 people were exposed to the country’s only case of MERS, while South Korea reported no new cases of the disease.
South Korea’s outbreak of the MERS virus appears to have ‘levelled off’, according to one South Korean health official, as the country reported just one new case, a day after Thailand announced its first.
Thailand health officials have confirmed the country’s first case of MERS, as an outbreak of the disease continues in South Korea.
An American soldier has been discovered dead at a United States army base in South Korea, while his Japan-based intelligence battalion conducted training exercises there.
Eight new cases of the MERS virus have been reported in South Korea, while officials also announced the 20th death from the current outbreak.