vaccine Archives | Be Korea-savvy
S. Korea Ships 290,000 More Doses of AstraZeneca Vaccine to Vietnam

S. Korea Ships 290,000 More Doses of AstraZeneca Vaccine to Vietnam

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea shipped 290,000 doses of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam on Thursday, in addition to its earlier donation of 1.1 million doses last month, Seoul’s foreign ministry said. An airplane carrying the vaccine departed from Incheon International Airport, west of Seoul, earlier in the day and will arrive [...]

Vaccine Incentives Coming for Those Inoculated with Chinese Vaccines Overseas

Vaccine Incentives Coming for Those Inoculated with Chinese Vaccines Overseas

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Individuals who have been inoculated with Chinese COVID-19 vaccines in overseas countries will soon be eligible for vaccine incentives in South Korea. The Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters announced on Tuesday that it was briefed by the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency about how to improve the [...]

People Recovering from COVID-19 Can Develop Antibodies with 1st Round of Vaccination: Study

People Recovering from COVID-19 Can Develop Antibodies with 1st Round of Vaccination: Study

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team revealed that people who have been infected with coronavirus can develop enough antibodies with a single shot of vaccine, which normally requires two shots. A research team from Myongji Hospital studied the developments of antibodies and other side effects of two medical staff who [...]

Junshi Biosciences and Immorna Announce Joint Venture to Develop Innovative Self-Replicating and Conventional mRNA Therapeutics and Vaccines

Junshi Biosciences and Immorna Announce Joint Venture to Develop Innovative Self-Replicating and Conventional mRNA Therapeutics and Vaccines

SHANGHAI, China, July 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Junshi Biosciences (HKEX: 1877; SSE: 688180), a leading innovation-driven biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies, announced today that the company has established a joint venture with Immorna, a fast-growing biotechnology company focusing on the process development and optimization of mRNA and delivery [...]

Efforts Underway to Prevent Vaccine Storage Accidents Using IOT and AI

Efforts Underway to Prevent Vaccine Storage Accidents Using IOT and AI

SEOUL, July 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency’s vaccination response team has signed a business agreement with the Korea Smart Healthcare Association and local IT firm Simplatform Co. to launch a pilot program for safe and efficient vaccine storage and management at medical institutions. Under the agreement, authorities will monitor [...]

95.6 pct of Vaccinated People Say They Recommend Receiving Shots: Poll

95.6 pct of Vaccinated People Say They Recommend Receiving Shots: Poll

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Nine out of 10 people who have been vaccinated said they would recommend that their families and friends receive shots, a government survey showed Wednesday. The poll, jointly conducted by the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasure Headquarters and the culture ministry, showed that 95.6 percent were favorable toward receiving [...]

Vaccine Program Leads to Rise in Applicants for Mock College Entrance Exam

Vaccine Program Leads to Rise in Applicants for Mock College Entrance Exam

SEOUL, June 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A vaccination program appears to have drawn applicants for a mock test for the college entrance exam, a major education company said Tuesday. According to Jongro Haneul Education Corp., a leading private education institution, a September mock test for the College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) attracted nearly eight times [...]