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Busan to Develop ‘Port-through’ Virus Test to Prevent Infectious Disease from Overseas

Busan to Develop ‘Port-through’ Virus Test to Prevent Infectious Disease from Overseas

BUSAN, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Busan metropolitan government said Wednesday it is developing a comprehensive system to prevent the transmission of infectious diseases from ships arriving from overseas. The “port-through” platform seeks to minimize contact during virus tests by flying drones to ships and developing a new testing method of analyzing droplets left [...]

S. Korea’s Drive-thru Virus Test Scheme Proposed as Global Standard

S. Korea’s Drive-thru Virus Test Scheme Proposed as Global Standard

SEOUL, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Tuesday it has proposed a drive-thru virus test scheme as an international standard, paving the way for the country to share its know-how in the anti-virus fight. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has voted in favor of proposing the country’s drive-thru COVID-19 checkup centers as [...]

Arrivals from High-risk Nations Required to Submit Proof of ‘Negative’ Virus Test Results

Arrivals from High-risk Nations Required to Submit Proof of ‘Negative’ Virus Test Results

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Monday started to require foreigners arriving from high-risk countries to submit a certificate showing they tested negative for the new coronavirus, as a steady rise in imported cases has strained its anti-virus fight. All foreign arrivals from the four countries — Bangladesh, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan [...]

S. Korea to Require Foreigners Arriving from High-risk Nations to Submit Proof of Negative Virus Test

S. Korea to Require Foreigners Arriving from High-risk Nations to Submit Proof of Negative Virus Test

SEOUL, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will require foreigners arriving from high-risk nations to submit a certificate showing they tested negative for the new coronavirus from Monday, as the nation struggles with a steady rise in imported cases. The high-risk nations are Bangladesh, Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, according to websites of South Korean [...]