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Researchers Develop Fake RNA Virus to Boost Vaccine Efficacy

Researchers Develop Fake RNA Virus to Boost Vaccine Efficacy

DAEJEON, March 26 (Korea Bizwire) – A South Korean research team has developed an adjuvant that can help vaccines work better. The Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology said Thursday that researchers had developed an adjuvant that acts as a fake RNA virus to make it easier for the vaccine to penetrate the cell and invigorate the immune [...]

Over Half of S. Koreans Value Speed over Safety Regarding Vaccinations

Over Half of S. Koreans Value Speed over Safety Regarding Vaccinations

SEOUL, Dec. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Over half of South Koreans think the speed at which coronavirus vaccinations are carried out is more important than verifying their safety, a public survey showed Wednesday. In the Realmeter survey conducted on 500 people aged 18 or older nationwide Tuesday, 54.9 percent of the respondents said the country [...]

Experts Call on Prioritization of Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution

Experts Call on Prioritization of Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution

SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Experts have argued that coronavirus vaccines should be distributed based on priorities. The Korean Society for Medical Ethics (KSME) published a statement on Tuesday, calling on all sectors to discuss the issue of distributing COVID-19 vaccines and utilizing ER resources to overcome the current health crisis. The KSME emphasized [...]

S. Korean Bio Firms in Race for COVID-19 Treatment, Vaccine Development

S. Korean Bio Firms in Race for COVID-19 Treatment, Vaccine Development

SEOUL, Oct. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean pharmaceutical companies have joined the global race to develop vaccines and treatments for the novel coronavirus, and several of them have received approval for clinical trials from the country’s drug safety agency. Among the front-runners is Celltrion Inc.’s antiviral antibody treatment candidate called CT-P59 that is currently [...]