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MERS in Korea “Large and Complex,” WHO

MERS in Korea “Large and Complex,” WHO

SEOUL/SEJONG, June 13 (Korea Bizwire) — The World Health Organization (WHO) said Saturday South Korea is bracing for a drawn-out battle against Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), saying its outbreak is “large and complex.” The warning came amid reports of a rebound in the daily tally of confirmed cases. A dozen new infections were found, raising the [...]

Korean Kids Are More Overweight Than Average OECD Countries

Korean Kids Are More Overweight Than Average OECD Countries

SEOUL, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean adults look slimmer than people of other Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)member countries, but the child obesity rate in Korea is a cause for concern and turns out being above that of the OECD average. According to an OECD report released on July 14, among the Korean adults [...]

Philippines Typhoon Recovery Gets Boost from SAS Visual Analytics

Philippines Typhoon Recovery Gets Boost from SAS Visual Analytics

CARY, N.C., June 10, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has to know where to focus vital resources. As first responders to any crisis that displaces people, the IOM manages shelters and coordinates operational efforts in places where people gather after natural disasters, such as evacuation centers, camps, schools or private buildings. [...]