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Gov’t, Mobile Carriers Unite to Monitor Infectious Diseases

Gov’t, Mobile Carriers Unite to Monitor Infectious Diseases

SEOUL, Apr. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s health authorities and the nation’s three mobile carriers launched a collaboration Thursday to monitor and prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Under an agreement between the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) and SK Telecom Co., KT Corp. and LG Uplus Corp., the authorities will [...]

Government Steps Up to Study Cigarettes and their Effects

Government Steps Up to Study Cigarettes and their Effects

SEOUL, Nov.27 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) has opened a research center to study the ingredients in cigarettes, their addictiveness and their risk on health. Located at the KCDC complex in Osong, Chungbuk Province, the research center will analyze the components of cigarettes and their fumes, usage among [...]