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New Virus Cases Below 2,000 for 15th Day as Vaccination Rate Exceeds 70 pct Milestone

New Virus Cases Below 2,000 for 15th Day as Vaccination Rate Exceeds 70 pct Milestone

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea saw its new coronavirus cases rise slightly Saturday, but the daily caseload stayed below 2,000 for the 15th straight day, as the country’s vaccination rate surpassed a key milestone of 70 percent. The country reported 1,508 new cases, including 1,487 local infections, raising the total caseload to [...]

Releasing Personal Information of COVID-19 Patient is Human Rights Violation: Rights Watchdog

Releasing Personal Information of COVID-19 Patient is Human Rights Violation: Rights Watchdog

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Human Rights Commission of Korea has on Tuesday ruled that distributing personal information of a COVID-19 patient during the quarantine process is a violation of the patient’s right of publicity, right to reputation and privacy. The individual in question, an employee at a local department store, was [...]

New Virus Cases Fewer than 2,000 for 11th Day amid Rising Vaccination Rate

New Virus Cases Fewer than 2,000 for 11th Day amid Rising Vaccination Rate

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s daily coronavirus cases stayed below 2,000 for the 11th straight day Tuesday, as the effects of vaccines are taking hold with rising inoculations amid preparations for a gradual return to normalcy. The country reported 1,073 new cases, including 1,048 local infections, raising the total caseload to 344,518, [...]

Adagio Therapeutics Announces New In Vitro Data Highlighting Broad and Potent Neutralization of ADG20 Against All Known SARS-CoV-2 Variants

Adagio Therapeutics Announces New In Vitro Data Highlighting Broad and Potent Neutralization of ADG20 Against All Known SARS-CoV-2 Variants

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Adagio Therapeutics, Inc., (Nasdaq: ADGI) a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of antibody-based solutions for infectious diseases with pandemic potential, today announced new in vitro data demonstrating retained neutralizing activity of its monoclonal antibody (mAb), ADG20, against a diverse panel of circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants, including [...]

Students Infected with COVID-19 or In Quarantine to Take College Entrance Exam at Separate Sites

Students Infected with COVID-19 or In Quarantine to Take College Entrance Exam at Separate Sites

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Students infected with COVID-19 or in self-quarantine for possible coronavirus exposure will be assigned to separate testing sites for next month’s state-administered college entrance exam to ensure a safe test environment, the education ministry said Tuesday. About 509,800 high school seniors and graduates are set to take this year’s [...]