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Korea’s scarce COVID-19 vaccines not going to people who need them most
Korea’s scarce COVID-19 vaccines not going to people who need them most
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Korea’s scarce COVID-19 vaccines are not reaching people who most need the protection, while people at lower risk are getting first dibs on the jabs, experts say. Dr. Eom Joong-sik, an infectious disease specialist at Gachon University Medical Center, a government-designated COVID-19 hospital in Incheon, said people who are medically frail or otherwise at risk have fallen through the cracks in the national vaccine rollout. “People whose health conditions put them
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 Police to summon KCTU head for holding mass rally in violation of Level 4 virus rules
Police to summon KCTU head for holding mass rally in violation of Level 4 virus rules
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Police in the coming days will summon the head of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions as they investigate the umbrella labor group’s rally last month for violating COVID-19 rules. Yang Kyung-soo, head of the KCTU, is scheduled to appear at Seoul Jongno Police Station by 2 p.m. on Wednesday for questioning, according to police on Monday. The timing of the meeting was reportedly at the request of Yang. Police asked Yang to appear for the investigation three times last month, but Yang
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