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Arrivals from High-risk Nations to be Asked to Submit Negative Virus Test Results

Arrivals from High-risk Nations to be Asked to Submit Negative Virus Test Results

SEOUL, July 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Friday all foreign arrivals from countries with a high incidence of the novel coronavirus will be required to submit certificates that prove a negative test result as health authorities here try to stem a further rise in imported cases. Starting Monday, foreign nationals from countries that [...]

Medical Community Adopts VR Technology for Education of Medical Specialists

Medical Community Adopts VR Technology for Education of Medical Specialists

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean medical community has adopted virtual reality (VR) technology for the education of medical specialists with expertise on thoracic surgery. This move is line with the ever-growing ‘untact’ trend that has taken hold in the aftermath of the coronavirus outbreak. The newly-coined term ‘untact’ refers to non-face-to-face [...]

S. Korean Christians Express Discontent with Online Worship During COVID-19 Era

S. Korean Christians Express Discontent with Online Worship During COVID-19 Era

SEOUL, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Church-goers in South Korea, where religious services are typically characterized by large in-person gatherings, are growing increasingly dissatisfied with online worship, an inevitable reality at times given the government’s social distancing directives and the protracted coronavirus pandemic. According to a survey conducted by a publication operated by a Protestant [...]

Majority of Bio-health Researchers Say Clinical Tests Disrupted by COVID-19

Majority of Bio-health Researchers Say Clinical Tests Disrupted by COVID-19

SEOUL, July 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Social distancing measures and the temporary closure of research institutes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus are making it difficult for bio-health researchers to carry out their clinical tests. According to industry sources on Thursday, the Korea Health Industry Development Institute conducted a survey of 362 chief researchers [...]