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Reporter : Lee Hyo-sik
Mon, September 25, 2023 | 01:53
31 out of 72 arriving from Iraq show coronavirus symptoms
Thirty-one out of 72 workers arriving from Iraq, Friday, showed possible coronavirus symptoms, according to the government's COVID-10 response headquarters.
'Go vegan'
Civic group members wearing pig-like face masks stage a performance to promote veganism at Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul, Sunday. Yonhap
Summer already?
Children play on Haeundae Beach, one of the most visited summer tourist spots in Busan, Sunday. The city will officially open the beach to the public Monday requiring them to keep 2 meters apart from one another and follow other social distancing rules. Yonhap
Court lifts sales ban on Meditoxin
Medytox received a court order Friday allowing the company to resume the production, sale and use of three dosage units of Meditoxin, its flagship botulinum toxin product.
Dermatologists oppose gov't move to cancel Meditoxin permit
Dermatologists are opposing a government move to nullify the permit issued to Medytox for the manufacture, sale and use of three dosage units of Meditoxin, the firm's flagship botulinum toxin product, according to their association Thursday.
To prevent virus spread
Teachers set up plastic partitions on cafeteria tables at Duksoo High School in Seoul, Wednesday, to prevent the possible spread of the coronavirus. High school seniors are scheduled to return to school May 20. Yonhap
Hyundai Pharm's diabetes drug gets FDA approval for phase 2 clinical trial
Hyundai Pharm has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a phase 2 clinical trial of its new drug treating type 2 diabetes, the company said Sunday. The drug, HDNO-1605 (HD-6277), targets the G-protein-coupled receptor 40 (GPR40), also known as free fatty acid receptor 1, which plays a pivotal role in the regulation of insulin secretion, according to the firm. It is proven to lessen hypoglycemia and other side-effects of diabetes medications, according to Hyundai, which says diabetic patients can effectively regulate their insulin levels by taking only one pil...
Remembering Gwangju Uprising
Volunteers from the Red Cross polish tombstones of the victims who were killed during the government's brutal crackdown on the Gwangju Democratization Movement starting May 18, 1980, at the May 18th National Cemetery in Gwangju, Sunday.
Packed amusement park
Parents and children crowd Seoul Children's Grand Park, Monday, a day before Children's Day. The park, which expects more families to visit today, is asking visitors to wear masks, wash their hands and follow other social distancing rules. Yonhap
Practicing social distancing
Employees at the Seongdong District Office in Seoul eat lunch in their cafeteria, Monday. The district office installed glass dividers on cafeteria tables to separate employees from one another during meals. Yonhap
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