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12.03.2020 - 20:23 [ HanSolar / Twitter ]

Korean #Coronavirus news : – 99 people out of 102 in a mental hospital infected – 75% of all 763 infected are related to the religious cult #Shincheonji – The district health official in ground zero(Daegu) was secretly a #Shincheonji follower.

(24.02.2020)

You just can’t make this shit up

12.03.2020 - 20:21 [ BBC ]

Coronavirus: South Korea confirms huge rise in cases

(22.02.2020)

In a statement, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said that of the 229 new cases, 95 were related to Daenam Hospital in Cheongdo, which treats the elderly and people with mental health issues. There are now 114 confirmed cases at the hospital – nine staff and 102 patients – it added.

Vice Health Minister Kim Gang-lip said the outbreak had entered „a serious new phase“.

He said most of those diagnosed at the hospital had been inpatients for mental illnesses. Some cases showed „no confirmed epidemiological connections“, meaning it was not clear how they had contracted the virus, he added.

12.03.2020 - 20:18 [ LA Times ]

The mentally ill. The disabled. The elderly. The coronavirus hit hardest where the frail gathered

(08.03.2020)

His lonely death in the early hours of Feb. 19 became a matter of urgent public interest when he was posthumously confirmed to have the novel coronavirus, becoming the first killed by the illness in South Korea. Six others who’d been housed alongside him at the psych ward at the private Cheongdo Daenam Hospital in the country’s southeast, all in their 50s and 60s, also died within days. Of 102 patients in the psych ward, 100 had contracted the deadly virus.

Authorities haven’t determined how the virus made its way into the locked ward,

01.09.2019 - 07:39 [ theHill.com ]

21 injured, five killed in West Texas mass shooting

Midland’s mayor, Jerry Morales, told The New York Times that two people were killed in the shooting, adding that the suspect or suspects were firing „at random people.“

„They are shooting at random,“ he told the newspaper. „We have two fatalities and up to 20 injuries.“

Those numbers were later updated at a Midland police press conference to include 21 people injured in the shootings and five dead. The suspect was not included in the victim count.

Morales also added to the Times that one suspect, who was wounded by police, had been apprehended: „One suspect is in custody. I’m not sure if he is alive.”

Midland police later confirmed that the suspect at the Cinergy movie theater was killed by police.

27.05.2018 - 18:03 [ News18.com ]

US Officials Visiting North Korea to Prepare for Kim-Trump Summit: Report

The Washington Post, citing a person familiar with the arrangements, said Sung Kim, a former U.S. ambassador to South Korea and former nuclear negotiator with the North, was leading the preparations on the U.S. side.

27.05.2018 - 17:55 [ Washington Post ]

U.S. officials hold summit preparation talks despite uncertainty surrounding Trump-Kim meeting

A team of U.S. officials crossed into North Korea on Sunday for talks to prepare for a summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un, as both sides press ahead with arrangements despite the question marks hanging over the meeting.

Sung Kim, a former U.S. ambassador to South Korea and former nuclear negotiator with the North, has been called in from his post as envoy to the Philippines to lead the preparations, according to a person familiar with the arrangements.