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S. Korean Athletes Wear ‘Mosquito-Proof’ Uniform at Rio Olympics

S. Korean Athletes Wear ‘Mosquito-Proof’ Uniform at Rio Olympics

SEOUL, July 4 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s apparel firm Kolon Fashion Material Co. said Monday that it will provide “mosquito-free” uniforms to the country’s athletes participating in the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics.  The so-called “MOS-LOCK” will be made out of fabric that is equipped with repellent that keeps mosquitoes carrying the Zika virus [...]

S. Korea to Cooperate with WHO to Monitor Zika Outbreak

S. Korea to Cooperate with WHO to Monitor Zika Outbreak

SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn said Thursday that the government should preemptively deal with the possible outbreak of the Zika virus by strengthening cooperation with international health authorities. “The government should intensify cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) and share information with Zika outbreak countries,” Hwang said during a [...]