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'Plasma treatment' works: Two coronavirus patients recover with it
According to the hospital, the man contracted the virus without a pre-existing disease. He was initially treated with anti-virus drugs but pneumonia developed on both sides of his lungs. The plasma treatment was a last resort, it said. A total of 500ml of plasma, extracted from a recovered coronavirus patient in his 20s, was injected into the patient over 12 hours, along with...
Virus fallout: Empty in-flight meal carts [PHOTOS]
An aircraft meal cart is almost empty at Korean Air's in-flight meal production center in Incheon, Thursday. The facility, which used to produce 70,000 meals a day before the outbreak of the coronavirus, now makes only 3,700 as most flights are grounded.
How pandemic changes dining culture [PHOTOS]
Hospital workers keep their distance as they eat lunch in the cafeteria of Keimyung University Dongsan Medical Center in Daegu, March 25.
South Korea to treat coronavirus patients with plasma from the recovered
The efficacy of plasma-based treatment is not yet proven. But scientists hope the antibody-rich plasma, collected from people who have recovered from COVID-19, will boost patients' immune response to the virus.
Coronavirus: 45 under police investigation for breaking self-isolation rules
Under the revised anti-infectious disease law, those caught violating the self-isolation rules can face up to a year in jail or a 10 million won ($8,196) fine - and deportation in the case of foreigners.
April 15 election [PHOTOS]
The elections will select 300 lawmakers, representing the 21st National Assembly. They will wield a great influence on the course of President Moon Jae-in's key policies during his remaining two years in office.
German caught ignoring self-isolation rules
Another foreigner has been caught ignoring the self-isolation rules that are being implemented to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Busan City said Sunday a German student, 25, had ignored the instruction after entering Korea on March 30.
'We're not worried about coronavirus' [PHOTOS]
Spring break revelers party together Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Pompano Beach, Fla.
Briton faces punishment for violating self-isolation rules
According to Suwon City, the Briton in his 30s returned from Thailand on March 20 with symptoms of coronavirus infection. At Incheon International Airport, he was ordered to stay at home in Suwon for two weeks, monitoring his health. But he broke the instruction the following day - he visited several public places in the city using a friend's car, bus or subway, having contac...
Song Joong-ki buys $2.28 million condo in Hawaii: report
Top actor Song Joong-ki has bought a luxury condo near Hawaii's Waikiki beach for $2.28 million, Sports Chosun reported on Sunday with a captured image of related information.
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