In a bid to boost the fully-vaccinated rate and guard against the highly contagious Delta variant, Korea is allowing people to book their second shots with leftover Covid-19 vaccines starting Friday.
Half of the Korean population, or 25.11 million adults aged between 20 and 60, are forced to take the second Pfizer and Moderna vaccines six weeks after the first shot. In early August, Jeong Eun-kyeong, head of the Korea Disease...
The Korean government said Monday it will cover all expenses for Covid-19 oral medication if such a treatment is introduced, which is expected to cost over 900,000 won ($765) per dose.
A healthy man in his mid-30s had a bad reaction to his first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine and ended up dying when his heart gave out Sunday.
The Korean government issued an executive order Friday to secure more hospital beds in areas outside of the Seoul metropolitan area to cope with the continued high number of Covid-19 patients.
Orion Holdings is investing 5 billion won ($4.3 million) in local vaccine maker Quratis for a technology transfer of QTP101, a tuberculosis vaccine candidate for adolescents and adults, the company announced Friday.
Korean biopharmaceutical company Dong-A ST and biomaterial company Ecell have joined a consortium developing an mRNA Covid-19 vaccine in Korea.
Around 140 people received expired Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines at a general hospital in Seoul last week, health officials said Saturday.
Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum encouraged Samsung Biologics to take an active role in helping Korea achieve “vaccine sovereignty,” during his visit to the company's plant in Yeonsu District, Incheon, Friday.
After a summer of supply disruptions, Moderna vaccine shipments are set to resume with the arrival of 1,021,000 doses on Thursday, part of 6 million doses scheduled to land by Sunday.