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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Mon, May 29, 2023 | 18:04
WHO to join Korea's clinical research on COVID-19
The World Health Organization (WHO) will participate in clinical research being conducted in Korea on COVID-19, which is spreading rapidly around the world, the government said Wednesday.
All people arriving in Korea subject to screening from Thursday
Korea is expanding its special screening at airports and ports to all overseas travelers starting from Thursday, in an effort to contain COVID-19 which is spreading in Korea and around the world, the government said Tuesday.
Small churches become coronavirus hotbed
A Christian church is becoming another hotbed of COVID-19 infections in the Seoul metropolitan area, as 46 members, including the pastor and his wife, have been confirmed infected, Monday.
Soldier on quarantine mission
A soldier cleans a locker in a cram school for civil servants in Daegu, Sunday, as part of measure to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Daegu had 41 new infections reported Saturday. / Yonhap
Gov't under pressure to delay school opening again
The Ministry of Education is under mounting pressure to postpone school openings until the beginning of April because new cases of coronavirus infections are still occurring.
Rural Korea hit by exodus of foreign workers
The worsening coronavirus epidemic here is hitting rural areas hard as a growing number of foreign workers, who have become the backbone of Korea's agriculture and fisheries industries, are returning to their home countries.
PC rooms a hotbed of virus infection
PC rooms are rising as new infection clusters, as some customers have been identified among recently confirmed COVID-19 patients.
Alibaba CEO donates masks
Korean Red Cross employees organize mask boxes donated by Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba Group, a Chinese multinational technology company, at the Hanjin warehouse in Incheon. Ma donated 1 million masks to Korea./ Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
Stitching Handmade masks for those in need
More than 30 volunteers from Nowon District in Seoul kicked off a mask project in the district office building Wednesday morning to donate to needy people amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Seoul sees renewable energy potential in building facades
Solar energy evokes for many an image of solar panels covering up an empty, vast area of land.