A teacher, right, checks temperature of a student as they wear masks as a precaution against MERS virus at Midlong Elementary School in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, June 8, 2015.(AP)
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South Korean authorities will track the cellphones of more than 2,300 people under quarantine to prevent the spread of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) as the Health Ministry on Monday reported 23 new infections, bringing the total to 87 .The ministry also identified 24 health facilities where infections took place or MERS patients visited.There were no additional cases from another hospital which produced the first wave of infections with 37 patients.First identified in humans in 2012, MERS is caused by a coronavirus from the same family as the one that triggered Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or SARS.
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