Seniors between 70 and 74 faced system errors trying to book Covid-19 vaccinations online Thursday in cities nationwide, the first day reservations were open to members of the public in that age group.
First coronavirus vaccine jabs have been temporarily suspended in various cities nationwide as supplies run out, and health authorities insisted Monday that more doses are on their way.
Korea may be facing a vaccine shortage soon with the administering of first Pfizer shots coming to a temporary halt in some cities and health authorities warning that AstraZeneca doses are also running short.
Korean Olympians will start to receive the Pfizer vaccination from Thursday, ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in July.
President Moon Jae-in ordered health authorities review a support plan for the 45-year-old nursing assistant who was hospitalized with a serious neurological disorder after receiving the AstraZeneca shot, following an online plea from her husband.
Korean Olympians are likely to receive Pfizer vaccines ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
A 45-year-old nursing assistant who was vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine has been hospitalized after suffering short-lived paralysis of her arms and legs.
Health authorities will resume AstraZeneca vaccinations from Monday except for people under 30, after temporarily suspending the jabs due to a possible link with blood clots.
Health authorities will announce this weekend whether AstraZeneca vaccines, which have been off limits for people under 60 due to a link with blood clots, will resume.
With AstraZeneca vaccines supplies delayed, health authorities said they will use some second dose reserves and expand the inter-dose interval for patients if necessary.