All posts tagged "Death"

  • cold
    Cold weather causes six deaths so far in S. Korea this winter

    By Jhoo Dong-chan Six people have died since December after the cold weather exacerbated their illnesses, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said Monday. The center said that six senior citizens, mostly suffering from...

    • Posted January 18, 2016
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    Ex-NSA chief pleads guilty to killing 3-year-old adopted S. Korean son

    By Brian Han A former National Security Agency (NSA) chief of the Korea division pleaded guilty after being charged with his 3-year-old son’s death. Brian Patrick O’Callaghan admitted to abusing his adopted South Korean son Hyeonsu, which...

    • Posted November 25, 2015
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  • Officials from a Seoul district office purchase daily necessities, including food, for suspected MERS patients in Seoul on June 17, 2015 as the number of people in isolation for possible infection reached 6,508. (Yonhap)
    MERS death toll hits 20, 8 new cases in S. Korea

    SEJONG, June 17 (Yonhap) — South Korea reported an additional death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) on Wednesday, with eight new cases that brought the total number of people diagnosed with the disease here to 162....

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • A hospital worker wears a mask as a precaution against the MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, virus as she comes out from an emergency room of Samsung Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, June 7, 2015. A fifth person in South Korea has died of the MERS virus, as the government announced Sunday it was strengthening measures to stem the spread of the disease and public fear.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    MERS death toll rises to 7 with 8 new cases

    One confirmed patient was pronounced dead at a South Korean hospital according to health officials Tuesday (KST). The number of MERS-related deaths has increased to seven while the government announced that eight more patients were admitted for...

    • Posted June 8, 2015
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    Couple married 67 years dies holding hands

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — After spending 67 years together as devoted husband and wife, there was no question how Floyd and Violet Hartwig would end their lives — together. Sensing the couple was close to death, their...

    • Posted February 26, 2015
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  • Lotte Tower (NEWSis)
    Construction worker found dead at Lotte skyscraper

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A worker was found dead at the construction site of retail giant Lotte Group’s 123-story skyscraper in southeastern Seoul on Tuesday, police officers said. The 58-year-old man, only identified by his surname Kim, was...

    • Posted December 16, 2014
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  • The shadows of police from a special operations battalion are cast on Avenida Brasil as they battle with alleged drug traffickers near an entrance to the Vila do Joao slum inside the Complexo da Mare in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Brazilian police killed more than 11,000 people between 2009 and 2013 for an average of six killings a day, according to a study released on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 by the Sao Paulo-based Brazilian Forum on Public Safety. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
    Brazilian police kill about 6 people a day

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police killed more than 11,000 people between 2009 and 2013 for an average of six killings a day, a public safety NGO said Tuesday. The study by the Sao Paulo-based Brazilian Forum...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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