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Residents of Jincheon, Asan Changing Stance to Welcome Evacuees from Wuhan

Residents of Jincheon, Asan Changing Stance to Welcome Evacuees from Wuhan

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Residents of Jincheon and Asan said Friday they will no longer oppose the government’s decision to house South Korean nationals evacuated from China’s Wuhan, the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak, in the two central South Korean towns. Residents living near the Police Human Resources Development Institute in Asan, [...]

Residents of Jincheon, Asan Refusing to Welcome Korean Evacuees from Wuhan

Residents of Jincheon, Asan Refusing to Welcome Korean Evacuees from Wuhan

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Residents of two central South Korean towns, formally picked Wednesday to house South Korean nationals evacuated from Wuhan, China, this week, are strongly protesting the government’s decision as a threat to their health. The government said it will send about 700 South Korean nationals arriving from Wuhan to the [...]

Airlines Bearing Brunt of Fast-growing Virus, China Flights Curtailed

Airlines Bearing Brunt of Fast-growing Virus, China Flights Curtailed

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean airlines are beefing up preventive measures to minimize any fallout from the fast-spreading coronavirus on their businesses this year, industry sources said Wednesday. The new coronavirus virus first appeared in the central Chinese city of Wuhan last month, and has sickened thousands and killed more than 100 [...]

State to Cover All Treatment Costs of Wuhan Virus-infected Patients

State to Cover All Treatment Costs of Wuhan Virus-infected Patients

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea said Wednesday it will foot the bill for fighting the Wuhan coronavirus in the country and treating infected patients. Under the rules on countermeasures for new infectious diseases, the state will pay for all expenses related to the screening of suspected cases and treatment of those infected, [...]