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Korean Lawmakers Propose Health Ministry Split Amid MERS Woes

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

As the impact of the MERS outbreak reverberates throughout South Korea, and amid mounting criticism over how the government - especially the Ministry of Health and Welfare - has handled the crisis situation, lawmakers have proposed a bill to split the ministry in two. This would enable each part to better focus on its specialty and better handle relevant matters, it is claimed.

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