The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced Monday it was instituting its own emergency measures to curtail an alarming spread of Covid-19 in recent weeks, including cutting back on late-night public transportation.
Korea’s total confirmed Covid-19 cases surpassed 30,000 Friday, after daily infections topped 300 for the third consecutive day in what health officials have acknowledged is a "third wave" of the disease in the country.
Korea is aiming to obtain Pfizer’s new coronavirus vaccine within the first half of 2021, Seoul’s health authorities announced Tuesday, after the U.S. pharmaceutical company revealed highly promising early clinical trial results.
Seeking to bolster public confidence in Korea's influenza vaccines, Minister for Health and Welfare Park Neung-hoo on Tuesday got his flu shot, citing medical experts who have stressed the safety of the vaccines amid ongoing concerns...
Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun on Sunday announced that the government will continue its free influenza vaccination program in line with expert findings that a recent series of deaths were not related to the inoculations administered to the victims.
Four people died after getting influenza vaccinations manufactured by SK Bioscience, according to information released by the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) on Thursday evening. A 73-year-old woman in North Gyeongsang...
New coronavirus infections in Korea jumped back into the triple digits Thursday as health authorities struggle to clamp down on cluster infections across the country.
A succession of deaths following flu shots — 28 reported as of Thursday — is fanning fears over the safety of Korean influenza vaccinations, though the government insists a link remains unproven.
Korea added 47 new coronavirus infections on Thursday, recording its lowest figure in over two weeks.
The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) opens its new office in Osong, North Chungcheong, on Monday after being upgraded to a standalone agency.