Future global health threats

We like to think that there is certainty in numbers — 79,000 cases of Covid-19, also known as the coronavirus, and rising. 2,600 deaths, and rising. This weekend the Korean government raised the alert to its highest level, and Israel turned around a Korean jetliner. […]

Korea should join efforts in vaccine development to prevent pandemics (JoongAng Ilbo)

by Jerome H. Kim, Director General of the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) Originally published in the JoongAng Ilbo (Korean language) and Korea JoongAng Daily (English language)   Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19. […]