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Philips Enables Hospitals and GPs to Remotely Screen and Monitor Patients with COVID-19

Philips Enables Hospitals and GPs to Remotely Screen and Monitor Patients with COVID-19

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it can help general practitioners and healthcare institutions manage the increased patient flows resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak through a dedicated and scalable telehealth solution that facilitates the use of online screening, follow-up questionnaires and [...]

CUHK Business School Research Shows Wuhan Lockdown Significantly Cut COVID-19 Infections

CUHK Business School Research Shows Wuhan Lockdown Significantly Cut COVID-19 Infections

HONG KONG, CHINA, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) - To combat the spread of COVID-19, the Chinese government imposed an unprecedented and controversial lockdown on Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, starting on the morning of January 23, and then in other Hubei cities several days later. Under the order issued by the government, all public transport, [...]

COVID-19 Prompts Pharmaceutical Industry to Turn to Online Solutions

COVID-19 Prompts Pharmaceutical Industry to Turn to Online Solutions

SEOUL, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Pharmaceutical companies are stepping up “digital marketing” as the spread of COVID-19 has made it difficult to sell and market face-to-face with customers. A web seminar held recently by Novartis Korea attracted 985 people, 10 times more than usual. The web seminar was held under the theme of “The [...]

Churches Push Ahead with Services Despite Stricter Calls for Social Distancing

Churches Push Ahead with Services Despite Stricter Calls for Social Distancing

SEOUL, March 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Some Protestant churches in South Korea pressed ahead with their worship services Sunday despite the government’s pleas for stricter social distancing. As part of the government’s drive for further social distancing, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun earlier warned “stern” legal action would be taken against churches that violate quarantine guidelines [...]