New Covid-19 cases surged to nearly 400 Wednesday, with the virus's re-emergence affecting everyone from soldiers to prison inmates as health officials warn of a potential shortage of intensive care units.
SK Bioscience’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate NBP2001 has received permission to begin Phase 1 clinical trials. The ministry also gave the green light to Phase 2 clinical trials for Dong Wha Pharm’s Covid-19 treatment candidate, DW2008S.
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.
Delivery is booming due to the pandemic. So is plastic waste.
Korean President Moon Jae-in stressed the importance of coordinated efforts to overcome Covid-19 in a virtual Group of 20 (G-20) leaders’ summit Saturday, including keeping up essential cross-border travel.
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.
Korean forward Hwang Hee-chan has tested positive for coronavirus after playing nearly the full 90 minutes against Qatar. Seven Korean players and three staff members have now tested positive.
Samsung Biologics is mass producing Eli Lilly’s antibody treatment for the new coronavirus, the Korean biopharmaceutical company said Tuesday.
Hana Tour, the country’s largest tour agency, extended unpaid vacations for its staff for another four months as the travel industry continues to suffer from the pandemic.
Loans to accommodation and food services sectors have jumped due to a recent resurgence of the novel coronavirus, central bank data showed Monday.