Category: Medical

Over 1,200 Kyrgyzstanis receive jab of AstraZeneca vaccine

In Kyrgyzstan, 1258 people have already been vaccinated with AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, Director of the Immunoprophylaxis Republican Center Gulbara Ishenapysova said at a briefing on Friday, Trend reports with reference to Kabar.”The vaccination …

S. Korea reports five presumed heat-related deaths this week

SEOUL– At least five people are presumed to have died of heat-related illnesses this week as scorching weather continued to grip the country, health authorities said Thursday.A total of 869 people were reported to have suffered heat-related illnesses …

Daily virus cases dip as authorities mull stronger virus curbs

SEOUL– South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases fell slightly Thursday after reaching a record high the previous day as health authorities weigh implementing more virus restrictions to slow down the spread of the delta variant and growing infections …

S. Korean Kim Si-woo 5 off lead after 1st round in men’s golf

TOKYO– South Korean Kim Si-woo found himself five shots back of the lead after the opening round of the Tokyo Olympic men’s golf tournament on Thursday.Kim had four birdies and a bogey for a three-under 68 at the par-71 at Kasumigaseki Country Club in…

Delta variant becoming dominant strain of COVID-19 in S. Korea

The highly contagious delta variant is becoming a dominant strain of COVID-19 in South Korea, making it more difficult for health authorities to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, officials said Monday.The delta variant is behind a recent spike i…

Suspect in Air Force sexual abuse case found dead: rights group

SEOUL– A suspect in the suicide death of an Air Force sexual abuse victim has been found dead at a military detention facility, a human rights group said Monday.The senior master sergeant was indicted on charges of inflicting secondary harm and threat…

New cases spiking outside Seoul, toughened distancing extended

SEOUL– South Korea’s daily new coronavirus cases fell below 1,400 Monday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but more cases continued to pop up outside the greater Seoul area amid the summer vacation season.The country added 1,318 COVID-19 cases, inc…