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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Thu, June 1, 2023 | 05:47
'Korea should brace for more coronavirus infection cases'
Korea will continue to grapple with new cases of coronavirus infection in the coming weeks, if not months, as more people than previously estimated have come into contact with infected patients, according to medical experts, Thursday.
Working pregnant women on edge over coronavirus outbreak
An increasing number of pregnant women who hold down jobs are expressing concerns over the rapidly-spreading coronavirus, with some calling on the government to force their employers to allow them to work from home.
Seoul city inspects restaurants for bat meat consumption
The Seoul Metropolitan Government conducted a rare inspection of restaurants in the city's three major traditional markets, Wednesday, for the possible illegal consumption of bat meat, as part of its efforts to prevent the spread of a coronavirus, according to city officials.
Gov't under mounting pressure to extend entry ban
Medical experts renewed their criticism of the government Wednesday, urging it to extend an entry ban for foreigners beyond China, as four out of the total of 19 coronavirus cases here have been confirmed to involve people who traveled to Thailand, Singapore and Japan, not China.
Myeongdong feels fallout from coronavirus outbreak
In Myeongdong, one of the most famed tourist spots in Seoul, people are feeling the fallout from the new coronavirus outbreak heavily. A new case was confirmed in Korea, Tuesday, pushing the total number of infections to 16; while in China, the epicenter of the outbreak, 425 people have died, and Hong Kong confirmed its first fatality from the virus the same day.
Calls grow for outright entry ban of Chinese
The government plan to ban the entry of foreigners who've been to Hubei Province, China, the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak, will be ineffective, according to medical experts, Monday. They called for an outright entry ban on all people coming from China. “The government's measure is ineffective because the Chinese government has already banned people in Hubei from ...
Wuhan evacuees spend calm weekend
The government said Sunday that 701 Koreans who were evacuated from Wuhan, China, due to the outbreak of a new deadly corona virus, spent a calm weekend.
'Desperate time calls for desperate measures'
It is time for residents of Jincheon and Asan to accept the government's decision to house 720 Korean evacuees from Wuhan when they arrive home, conflict resolution experts said Thursday.
Cho Kuk stripped of professorship at Seoul National University
Seoul National University said Wednesday that it has decided to remove former Justice Minister Cho Kuk from his position as a law professor at the school.
Municipalities refuse to house 720 from Wuhan
Municipal administrations and residents are going all-out to prevent 700 Koreans being evacuated from Wuhan, China, from coming to their communities amid growing concerns over the spread of a coronavirus disease, government officials said Wednesday.