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nnnnn and they sit on tenterhooks as the mres virus continues its deadly toll south korea announcing on monday ethics person had died of middle east respiratory syndrome the government isn't taking any chances closing nearly two thousand schools in quarantine in more than twenty three hundred people most of them in their own homes authorities say they're tracking them through their cell phones south korea is grappling with the largest number of murders cases outside the middle east all of them occurring within healthcare facilities the world health organization says that could be because koreans will often remain , hospital to help care for them making it that much easier to pick up a bug , there is no vaccine or cure for the virus which usually appears as a cough and fever vague symptoms that make it hard to identify the w. h. o. says the death rate globally stands at thirty eight percent , the agency has yet to advise on any travel restrictions to south korea the nation's major carrier korean air says bookings from the u. s. have not dropped , meanwhile the government is still dealing with criticism for its handling of the outbreak it took authorities more than two weeks to name the hospitals where mercy patients are being treated