COVID vaccines: Novavax says India, Europe, and South Korea to supply global doses for 2022

COVID vaccines: Novavax says India, Europe, and South Korea to supply global doses for 2022

Novavax (NVAX) is waiting for the June 7 vaccine advisory committee meeting to introduce its COVID-19 vaccine to the U.S. Yahoo Finance’s John Trizzino said the company is hopeful about the meeting. Novavax ran into manufacturing quality issues in early 2021, delaying its Phase 3 trial in the U.S. until mid-2022. To remedy its production…

S. Korea reports 17,191 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday

S. Korea reports 17,191 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday

On Tuesday, South Korea announced 17,191 new COVID-19 infections. As a result of more persons getting tested following the weekend, this number is approximately three times higher than the one that was published the day before. There were 9 fatalities and 180 individuals who were in critical condition as a result of this. In addition,…

S. Korea vigilant against possible inflow of monkeypox virus: KDCA

S. Korea vigilant against possible inflow of monkeypox virus: KDCA

As per healthcare experts, South Korea is keeping a close check on the possibility of a monkeypox virus inflow, as an increasing number of nations have recently reported cases of the disease, which was previously only seen in Africa. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) indicated in a regular briefing that the agency does not…

South Korea reports 16,584 new COVID-19 cases

South Korea reports 16,584 new COVID-19 cases

South Korea had reported 16,584 additional COVID-19 cases as of midnight Thursday, increasing the overall number of infections to 18,053,287, according to health officials. According to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency, the daily caseload was down from 18,816 the day before and 25,120 the week before (KDCA). After the Omicron variant-driven comeback, which…

South Korea’s ‘Thursday tally’ of Covid-19 hits bottom in 17 weeks

South Korea’s ‘Thursday tally’ of Covid-19 hits bottom in 17 weeks

Thursday had the lowest number of new Covid-19 cases in 17 weeks, falling below 20,000. Korea’s CDC confirmed 18,816 additional viral cases, bringing the total to 18,036,720. It was the first time since Jan. 27 when midweek testing went below 20,000 after a weekend pause. Deaths rose 34 from the previous day to 24,063, for…

S. Korea’s new COVID-19 cases in 20,000s for 2nd day amid receding omicron wave

S. Korea’s new COVID-19 cases in 20,000s for 2nd day amid receding omicron wave

South Korea’s new COVID-19 cases remained in the 20,000s for a second day Wednesday, down almost 7,400 from a week earlier. Korea added 23,956 new infections, including 21 from overseas, raising the total to 18,018,923, according to the KDCA. The daily count plummeted to a 16-week low for a Wednesday and was down 23.5% from…

South Korea to call at Davos for Covid aid for North, says envoy

South Korea to call at Davos for Covid aid for North, says envoy

South Korea will demand Covid-19 vaccinations and other medical aid for North Korea during the World Economic Forum this week, a senior official said today. Secretive North Korea denied having Covid for more than two years but acknowledged its first breakout two weeks ago. Since then, it has reported 2.95 million people with fever symptoms,…

South Korea’s daily COVID infections dip to near 4-month low under 10,000

South Korea’s daily COVID infections dip to near 4-month low under 10,000

On Monday, for the first time in nearly four months, the number of daily new COVID-19 infections in South Korea fell below 10,000. Despite relaxed pandemic restrictions, the highly contagious Omicron variant recedes. The figure of 9,975 is the lowest since South Korea reported 8,570 cases in late January. according to the Korea Disease Control…

South Korea’s daily COVID-19 infections dip to a near 4-month low under 10,000

South Korea’s daily COVID-19 infections dip to a near 4-month low under 10,000

The number of new COVID-19 infections in South Korea fell below 10,000 for the first time in over four months on Monday, as the highly dangerous Omicron form fades despite reduced pandemic restrictions (May 23). According to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency, the tally of 9,975 cases is the fewest since South Korea…