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'Don't end up a real ghost', warn South Korea officials worried about virus resurgence

30 Oct 2020

SEOUL South Korean officials are stepping up efforts to ensure locals stick to social distancing guidelines during Halloween, warning this year's party "could really turn scary" as it tries to avoid another resurgence in coronavirus infections. | Video

'Don't end up a real ghost', warn S.Korea officials worried about virus resurgence

30 Oct 2020

SEOUL, Oct 30 South Korean officials are stepping up efforts to ensure locals stick to social distancing guidelines during Halloween, warning this year's party "could really turn scary" as it tries to avoid another resurgence in coronavirus infections.

South Korea's Moon targets carbon neutrality by 2050

28 Oct 2020

SEOUL President Moon Jae-in of South Korea, one of the world's most fossil-fuel reliant economies, said on Wednesday the country will go carbon neutral by 2050.

South Korea urges people to get flu shots, trust its steps on health

26 Oct 2020

SEOUL South Korea sought on Monday to dispel concerns over the safety of its seasonal influenza vaccine, urging it on citizens in a bid to avert stress on a health system that is already grappling with the coronavirus.

S.Korea urges people to get flu vaccinations despite death tolls

26 Oct 2020

SEOUL, Oct 26 South Korea urged citizens to get vaccinated against influenza and reduce the chances of an outbreak that coincides with the battle on the coronavirus, as it kicked off free inoculations for the last eligible group.

South Korea sticks to flu vaccine plan despite safety fears after 25 die

22 Oct 2020

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

Deaths after flu shots in South Korea fan fears, but authorities find no link

22 Oct 2020

SEOUL Nine people have died after getting flu shots in South Korea in the past week, raising concerns over the vaccine's safety just as the seasonal inoculation programme is expanded to head off potential COVID-19 complications. | Video

Five South Koreans die after getting flu shots, sparking vaccine fears

21 Oct 2020

SEOUL, Oct 21 Five people have died after getting flu shots in South Korea in the past week, authorities said, raising concerns over the vaccine's safety just as the seasonal inoculation programme is expanded to head off potential COVID-19 complications.

North Korea's Kim pushes for major construction in typhoon-hit areas: KCNA

15 Oct 2020

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited construction sites for new homes that are part of a "grandiose plan" to rebuild towns hit hard by typhoons and summer floods, state news media reported on Thursday.

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