UPDATE 1-South Korea reports first case of MERS virus; patient stable

May 20, 2015 6:20 AM

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* "No possibility" of spread among general public (Adds detail, comment)

SEOUL, May 20 (Reuters) - South Korean health officials on Wednesday confirmed the country's first case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in a patient who recently returned from Bahrain and is in stable condition after being treated for a high fever and cough.

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