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South Korea to provide coronavirus vaccines for 60% of population: report

South Korea announced Tuesday its plans of $ 146 million to secure coronavirus vaccines for 60% of its population, according to a report. Uncertainties over any potential vaccine’s “safety, efficacy and development” curbed investment, though authorities prefer vaccination of the whole population, Reuters wrote, citing comments from Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun at a cabinet meeting. According to… Read More »

Asia Today: South Korea sees 11th day of 3-digit increases

South Korea counted its 11th straight day of triple-digit daily jumps in coronavirus cases after social distancing restrictions were tightened nationwide By The Associated Press August 24, 2020, 7:06 AM 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea counted its 11th straight day of triple-digit daily jumps… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: South Korea reports 100 new cases, Singapore imposes limited lockdown measures

A general view of a normally busy Rain Vortex at Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore on March 24, 2020. Suhaimi Abdullah/Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 375,498, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global deaths: At least 16,362, according to the latest figures from… Read More »

South Korea raises alert to highest level as coronavirus cases jump

SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – South Korea raised its disease alert to the highest level on Sunday after a surge in coronavirus infections and two more deaths, while China state media warned the outbreak there had yet to reach a turning point despite some signs of easing. South Korea’s president said he was putting the country on… Read More »

Huge engagement with free ad-funded internet service in South Africa powered by Upstream

Over 25 million users in South Africa now have access to mobile internet basics at no cost London, October 3rd, 2019 – More than 25 million mobile users in South Africa can now access internet essentials for free at any time, even when they have run out of credit. The free internet service was launched… Read More »

Leading the path in healthcare AI software development in South Korea

In his 16 years with Seoul National University Bundang Hospital (SNUBH), Dr Rong-Min Baek served in key executive roles in both clinical and managerial areas, from department chairman to Chief Medical Officer (CMO) and Chief Science Officer (CSO). Currently the Chief Executive Officer of SNUBH, Dr Baek shares with Healthcare IT News some of the… Read More »