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Reporter : Kim Se-jeong
Thu, November 30, 2023 | 00:26
Remdesivir becomes available to COVID-19 patients
The government made an Ebola drug, remdesivir, available for limited use in the treatment of COVID-19 patients with serious symptoms, Wednesday, in a move to treat the infectious disease.
Rift between Justice Minister, chief prosecutor deepens
Justice Minister Choo Mi-ae and Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl were never on good terms, but the tension between the two has never been as deep as it is now, according to legal pundits, Tuesday.
More cases reported in kindergarten food poisoning scandal
A food poisoning scandal involving a kindergarten in Ansan Gyeonggi Province is growing fast, with 15 children showing symptoms of hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) which can be deadly. HUS can be caused by enterohemorrhagic e-coli, a subset of e-coli virus, often found in under-cooked food and especially meat products. In children the condition can result in acute kidney failu...
Sustainability activist promotes clothes recycling
Jung Ju-yeon, 46, is a sustainability activist who recently launched a clothes recycling campaign.
Dankook Univ. looks to pandemic for growth
In 1974, Kim Soo-bok was a freshman at Dankook University's Korean language department.
Incheon Airport angers young jobseekers
Incheon International Airport Corp.'s (IIAC) recent decision to change the status of 1,900 “irregular” workers to “regular” is drawing backlash from young jobseekers who claim they would be “victims” of the move.
Teenagers drive fossil fuel divestment movement
Youth4ClimateAction Korea is a group inspired by the Swedish teen environmental activist Greta Thunberg, famous for school climate strikes.
'Comfort women' scandal deepens
Recently, much of the news on wartime sex slavery issues, related to atrocities committed against young women from Korea and other countries by the Japanese military in the 1930s and 40s, is coming from the prosecutors' office.
Seoul city officials in dilemma over public swimming pools, water parks
The Seoul Metropolitan Government is in a dilemma over the opening of five swimming pools and water parks along the Han River amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Going to beach? you will need reservations this summer
Those who plan to spend time at a beach this summer will have one more thing to check: whether reservations are necessary. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said Thursday it is introducing a reservation system for the nation's beaches in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Sixteen popular beaches will now require a reservation. They are Haeundae, Gwangalli, Songdo, Da...