So far, South Korea has reported 122 MERS cases. And the government is actively tracking the whereabouts of people possibly exposed to the virus

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Plotted data show that next week will reveal whether South Korea’s infection-control measures are working

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Measure is aimed at curtailing locals’ consumption of high-calorie drinks

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The big question is why is MERS suddenly spreading like a cold — or worse? “What we now see in South Korea is kind of interesting and kind of worrying,” says Vincent Munster

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Nancy Hudson was the clinic’s director as Obamacare rolled out and now consults for the clinic. She expected the insurance exchange, or marketplace, established under the Affordable Care Act would reduce the number of uninsured patients the clinic sees. The opposite happened, she says

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Residents of some neighborhoods in Baltimore have limited access to pharmacies and the medications and supplies that they provide

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Will Nebbitt, 58, says his body can’t handle life outside anymore. He has a seizure disorder, heart disease and depression. He’s had four operations, including bypass surgery on his leg in March. “I am too old and sick to be back out there on the streets,” he said. “It kind of takes a toll on a person.”

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Some hospitals require their workers to get flu shots, which is controversial among those who can’t or don’t want to get vaccines. Beyond that, there are questions about money. For example, is a big financial penalty for nonparticipation too coercive? What about incentives for completing health screenings?

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