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Korea to share clinical data of COVID-19 patients

Korea to share clinical data of COVID-19 patients

The government has decided to share anonymous COVID-19 patient data with domestic and international researchers as the highly contagious virus pandemic is straining health systems worldwide, according to the president of the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service (HIRA). “The novel coronavirus is threatening the livelihood and safety of global citizens, and social and economic activities have been hit hard in many countries. Yet there is little evidence of real-world clinical data available for physicians or policymakers,” said HIRA President Kim Seung-taek.

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Korea deports Taiwanese woman for refusing to stay at quarantine facility

Korea deports Taiwanese woman for refusing to stay at quarantine facility

Korea has deported a Taiwanese woman for refusing to stay at a quarantine facility. According to the Ministry of Justice Monday, the woman, whose identity is being withheld, was deported late on Sunday after refusing to pay for a government-designated quarantine facility. This is the first time the government has deported a foreigner for violating the self-isolation rule over the COVID-19 pandemic, although there have been some cases in which foreigners were denied entry.

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S. Korea reports fewer than 50 new cases for the first time since Feb. 29 peak

S. Korea reports fewer than 50 new cases for the first time since Feb. 29 peak

South Korea reported 47 new cases of the novel coronavirus Monday, down from 81 new cases a day earlier, bringing the nation's total infections to 10,284 and marking the fewest daily infections since late February. South Korea has recorded some 100 or fewer additional cases in its daily number of new virus cases for more than three weeks, but health authorities remain on high alert over cluster infections at churches and hospitals, as well as new cases coming from overseas.

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Diplomacy at the heart & aftermath of the COVID-19 global tragedy

Diplomacy at the heart & aftermath of the COVID-19 global tragedy

The wartime British Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill, once said “a pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” And before him, the French statesman, Napoleon Bonaparte, said “China is a sleeping giant. Let her sleep, for when she wakes she will move the world”.

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South Korean Church Responds to COVID-19 [VIDEO]

South Korean Church Responds to COVID-19 [VIDEO]

The coronavirus pandemic makes humans feel helpless - the victims of infinitesimal beings - and prompts them to engage in collective soul searching. Spiritual consolation is what churches have long been providing.

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UK Prime Minister admitted to hospital with 'persistent coronavirus symptoms'

UK Prime Minister admitted to hospital with 'persistent coronavirus symptoms'

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus, though Downing Street said he remained in charge of the government.

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