SEOUL The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Friday it would press on with a wide flu vaccination programme aimed at heading off complications from the coronavirus, after reviewing more than two dozen cases of deaths that have raised public concern.
SEOUL, Oct 23 South Korea's forensic agency has
found no links between a 17-year-old boy's death and a flu shot
he had taken, the Yonhap news agency reported, amid rising
concerns about the safety of the vaccines following the death of
at least 25 people.
SEOUL South Korean officials refused on Thursday to suspend a seasonal influenza inoculation effort, despite growing calls for a halt, including an appeal from a key group of doctors, after the deaths of at least 25 of those vaccinated. | Video
SEOUL, Oct 22 At least 13 South Koreans have
died after receiving flu shots in recent days, according to
official and local media reports, ramping up fears about vaccine
safety even as authorities rule out a link.
SEOUL The U.S. military will put nearly 9,000 South Korean workers on unpaid leave from April in the absence of an agreement on the sharing of costs of maintaining 28,500 U.S. troops in South Korea, it has told the government.
SEOUL South Korea reported 102 new coronavirus cases as of Monday midnight, marking the first triple-digit increase in six days, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Tuesday.
SEOUL, Oct 13 South Korea reported 102 new
coronavirus cases as of Monday midnight, marking the first
triple-digit increase in six days, the Korea Disease Control and
Prevention Agency (KDCA) said on Tuesday.
SEOUL South Korean officials have seized on conciliatory comments by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the weekend as a sign that tension could be easing but also worry the huge number of rockets he showcased is evidence that peace may be elusive.
SEOUL Fans of BTS tuned in to an online concert by the K-pop boyband on Saturday, holding their signature light sticks and sharing messages in a chatroom. | Video
SEOUL South Korea will relax some rules on social distancing from Monday, allowing nightspots to re-open and spectators to attend sports events, after new coronavirus cases edged lower in recent weeks, authorities said.