Health officials wearing protective suits talk at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul. Photo: AP Health officials wearing protective suits talk at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul. Photo: AP
Health officials wearing protective suits talk at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: in South Korea, foreign workers still face mandatory testing; Singapore begins reviewing Sinovac data

  • Headquarters of South Korea’s pandemic control effort asked local governments to end mandatory testing for foreigners to eliminate discrimination or rights violations. But only Seoul complied
  • Meanwhile, Papua New Guinea received its first batch of coronavirus vaccines as the country raced to quell a Covid-19 surge overwhelming its fragile health system

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Health officials wearing protective suits talk at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul. Photo: AP Health officials wearing protective suits talk at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul. Photo: AP
Health officials wearing protective suits talk at a coronavirus testing site in Seoul. Photo: AP
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