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Reporter : Lee Hyo-sik
Thu, June 8, 2023 | 10:55
Dermatologists oppose gov't move to cancel Meditoxin permit
Dermatologists are opposing a government move to nullify the permit issued to Medytox for the manufacture, sale and use of three dosage units of Meditoxin, the firm's flagship botulinum toxin product, according to their association Thursday.
To prevent virus spread
Teachers set up plastic partitions on cafeteria tables at Duksoo High School in Seoul, Wednesday, to prevent the possible spread of the coronavirus. High school seniors are scheduled to return to school May 20. Yonhap
Hyundai Pharm's diabetes drug gets FDA approval for phase 2 clinical trial
Hyundai Pharm has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a phase 2 clinical trial of its new drug treating type 2 diabetes, the company said Sunday. The drug, HDNO-1605 (HD-6277), targets the G-protein-coupled receptor 40 (GPR40), also known as free fatty acid receptor 1, which plays a pivotal role in the regulation of insulin secretion, according to the firm. It is proven to lessen hypoglycemia and other side-effects of diabetes medications, according to Hyundai, which says diabetic patients can effectively regulate their insulin levels by taking only one pil...
Remembering Gwangju Uprising
Volunteers from the Red Cross polish tombstones of the victims who were killed during the government's brutal crackdown on the Gwangju Democratization Movement starting May 18, 1980, at the May 18th National Cemetery in Gwangju, Sunday.
Packed amusement park
Parents and children crowd Seoul Children's Grand Park, Monday, a day before Children's Day. The park, which expects more families to visit today, is asking visitors to wear masks, wash their hands and follow other social distancing rules. Yonhap
Practicing social distancing
Employees at the Seongdong District Office in Seoul eat lunch in their cafeteria, Monday. The district office installed glass dividers on cafeteria tables to separate employees from one another during meals. Yonhap
Conects Q&A tops education app chart in 12 countries
Conects Q&A, an education app developed by ST Unitas, has topped education app charts in the United States, Korea and 10 other countries, attracting the attention of students seeking to solve their homework problems in real time, the company said Sunday. The other 10 countries are Canada, England, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, South Af...
Surge in parcel deliveries
Delivery workers load parcels onto their trucks at a parcel distribution center in Seoul Tuesday. The number of parcels has been surging in recent weeks as consumers go online to order household items rather than go to stores amid the coronavirus outbreak. Yonhap
Cases of identity theft increase amid mask shortages
An increasing number of people have discovered their resident registration numbers have been used by others to purchase hard-to-get face masks amid continued supply shortages, according to police officers Monday.
Sanitizing ticket gates
Workers clean turnstiles at Sindorim Station in Guro District, Seoul, Wednesday. At a nearby insurance company call center, 90 employees and their family members were confirmed to have contracted the COVID-19 infection as of 3 p.m. The number of cases is expected to rise. Yonhap
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