At least 21 people have died after 46 days of heavy rains in South Korea, with the country’s longest monsoon in seven years causing more … Read more
People with symptomless Covid-19 can carry as much of the virus as those with symptoms, a South Korean study has suggested.
South Korea was able … Read more
Worried South Koreans are putting banknotes in their microwaves and washing machines, damaging the bills in their attempts to cleanse them of the coronavirus.
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An artificial intelligence robot checks the body temperature of passengers at a bus terminal in Gwangju, South Korea, 30 July 2020.
The robot is also … Read more
South Korea’s Celltrion Inc on Thursday said British regulators had given it regulatory approval for a phase I clinical trial of its experimental COVID-19 treatment … Read more
South Korean health authorities said novel coronavirus infections among people arriving from abroad could drive the number of new cases on Friday to more than … Read more
South Korean epidemiologists have found that people were more likely to contract the new coronavirus from members of their own households than from contacts outside … Read more
A small South Korean survey of people with no history of COVID-19, but living in a city with the most cases, showed that roughly one … Read more
South Korea on Friday approved an early stage clinical trial of Celltrion Inc’s experimental COVID-19 treatment drug, making it the country’s first such antibody drug … Read more
One in three South Korean patients seriously ill with COVID-19 showed an improvement in their condition after being given Gilead Sciences Inc’s antiviral remdesivir, health … Read more
Just one person in a South Korean survey of more than 3,000 people showed neutralizing antibodies to the novel coronavirus, health authorities said on Thursday, … Read more
Some 400 drones, flown by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport form the thumbs-up sign in a message of appreciation for medical workers during … Read more
A visitor examines a statue of Pengsoo, a popular penguin character created by the national education broadcasting channel EBS, at a beach in the southern … Read more
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un should meet again before the U.S. presidential … Read more
South Korea’s trade minister Yoo Myung-hee on Wednesday announced her bid to become the next director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), aiming to be … Read more
Health authorities in South Korea said for the first time on Monday it is in the midst of a “second wave” of novel coronavirus infections … Read more
North Korea said on Monday that it had readied thousands of balloons and millions of leaflets in preparation for “retaliatory punishment” against South Korea.
The … Read more
Biotech firm Genexine Inc has launched a human clinical trial of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine in South Korea, saying it has become the first company … Read more
North Korea has blown up its joint liasion office with the South, in the border town of Kaeso. Yonhap, the South’s state news agency quoted … Read more
South Korea will face another wave of coronavirus infections, with as many as 800 new cases a day by July, if the government does not … Read more
South Korea convened in an emergency security meeting on Sunday in response to Pyongyang’s threats to cut off all ties with Seoul, demolish a liaison … Read more
South Korean doctors have found certain underlying conditions that may make some COVID-19 patients more severely affected by the disease, a professor at Yeungnam University … Read more
North Korea said on Tuesday it will sever hotlines with South Korea as the first step toward shutting down all contact with Seoul, state news … Read more
Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Thursday it plans to begin human trials of its potential COVID-19 vaccine in South Korea later in June, with support … Read more
South Korea’s Celltrion Inc said on Monday its experimental treatment of COVID-19 demonstrated a 100-fold reduction in viral load of the disease in animal testing.… Read more
Officials in South Korea have re-implemented lockdown measures in the metropolitan area of Seoul, home to half the country’s 52 million population, following the biggest … Read more
South Korea reported 79 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, the most since April 5 and the third straight day of rising infections, raising the spectre … Read more
A teacher checks a first grader’s temperature at Dongdo Elementary School in Daegu, South Korea, 27 May 2020.
Kindergarten, elementary schools, middle school seniors and … Read more
An autonomous robot (C) from SK Telecom and Omron Electronics Korea Co, used for screening and body temperature checks, is seen during a demonstration event … Read more
South Korea South Korea has reported 40 new coronavirus cases for its biggest daily jump in nearly 50 days, causing alarm in a country where … Read more
Students wait for class to begin with plastic boards placed on their desks at Jeonmin High School in Daejeon, South Korea, 20 May 2020.
Schools … Read more
A professional football team in South Korea has apologised after “mannequins” it used as substitute fans during a match at the weekend turned out to … Read more
China and South Korea have consulted Japan about easing border controls on business travellers to help revive business activities, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Sunday … Read more
At least 85 coronavirus patients in South Korea are believed to have contracted the virus in nightclubs in recent weeks, prompting authorities to order the … Read more
Recyclable waste is piled at a storage yard in Suwon, south of Seoul, South Korea.
The amount of recyclable waste is explosively increasing amid the … Read more
South Korean health authorities are investigating a small but growing coronavirus outbreak centred in a handful of Seoul nightclubs, seeking to keep infections in check … Read more
South Korea reported on Thursday no new domestic coronavirus cases for the first time since its Feb. 29 peak, the Korea Centers for Disease … Read more
South Korea reported fewer than 20 new cases of coronavirus for the third day in a row.
On Monday it announced 13 new infections, bringing … Read more
IVI, INOVIO, and KNIH to partner with CEPI in Phase 1/2 clinical trial of INOVIO’s COVID-19 DNA vaccine in South Korea
The International Vaccine Institute (IVI) announced today that the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) has granted $6.9 million funding to INOVIO ( to work … Read more
South Korean voters wore masks and moved slowly between lines of tape at polling stations on Wednesday to elect lawmakers in the shadows of the … Read more