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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 [...]

Convenience Stores See Boost in Tylenol Sales as Vaccination Ramps Up

Convenience Stores See Boost in Tylenol Sales as Vaccination Ramps Up

SEOUL, June 3 (Korea Bizwire) — With more South Koreans getting vaccinated for COVID-19, convenience store chains are seeing a boost in Tylenol sales. 7-Eleven reported a 23.3 percent increase in Tylenol sales last month compared to the previous month. Tylenol sales between May 27 and 30, soon after the introduction of the reservation service [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine Shines in Cluster Infection

COVID-19 Vaccine Shines in Cluster Infection

SEOUL, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) — In a massive coronavirus breakout at a church in Goesan County, North Chungcheong Province, 23 churchgoers tested positive for the coronavirus except for one person – a lucky individual who had already been vaccinated. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) reported that 22 people who participated in [...]

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 [...]