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South Korea tightens virus curbs in Seoul region

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South Korea tightens virus curbs in Seoul region South Korea tightens virus curbs in Seoul region Credit: CC0 Public Domain South Korea decided Friday to tighten coronavirus curbs further in the greater Seoul area as it seeks to contain growing clusters in the region. The country largely overcame an early …

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    South Korea tightens virus curbs as global deaths cross 800,000

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    South Korea tightens virus curbs as global deaths cross 800,000 South Korea tightens virus curbs as global deaths cross 800,000 Credit: CC0 Public Domain South Korea ramped up coronavirus restrictions on Sunday to try to contain a growing outbreak, as many countries around the world battled worrying surges in infections. …

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      South Korea elevates distancing as virus nears spring levels

      South Korea elevates distancing as virus nears spring levels

      South Korea elevates distancing as virus nears spring levels South Korea elevates distancing as virus nears spring levels People wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the coronavirus pray while maintaining social distancing during a service at the Chogyesa temple in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Aug. 23, …

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        India’s virus caseload tops 3 million as disease moves south

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        India’s virus caseload tops 3 million as disease moves south India’s virus caseload tops 3 million as disease moves south A health worker takes a nasal swab sample to test for COVID-19 in Hyderabad, India, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. India has the third-highest caseload after the United States and Brazil, …

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          How South Korea prevailed while the US failed

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          How South Korea prevailed while the US failed How South Korea prevailed while the US failed Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain COVID-19 is now the third leading cause of death in the United States. The U.S. accounts for about 25 percent of COVID-19 cases (4.4 million) and deaths (170,000) in the …

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            South Africa rolls out second coronavirus vaccine trial

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            South Africa rolls out second coronavirus vaccine trial South Africa rolls out second coronavirus vaccine trial 3D print of a spike protein of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19–in front of a 3D print of a SARS-CoV-2 virus particle. The spike protein (foreground) enables the virus to enter and infect …

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              Bus stop newest front in South Korea’s coronavirus battle

              The glass-walled booths cost about 100 million won ($84,000) each

              Bus stop newest front in South Korea’s coronavirus battle Bus stop newest front in South Korea’s coronavirus battle The glass-walled booths cost about 100 million won ($84,000) each South Korea has opened a high-tech new front in the battle against coronavirus, fortifying bus shelters with temperature-checking doors and ultraviolet disinfection …

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                South Africa’s poor scramble for anti-HIV drugs amid virus

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                South Africa’s poor scramble for anti-HIV drugs amid virus South Africa’s poor scramble for anti-HIV drugs amid virus Sibongile Zulu poses for a portrait inside her home in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Zulu is HIV positive and couldn’t get her full medication for two months due to …

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