First person-to-person tick-borne virus infection confirmed in Korea   야생진드기 사람간

First person-to-person tick-borne virus infection confirmed in Korea 야생진드기 사람간

A deadly tick-borne virus that claimed ten lives last year… is back. And more worrisome this time… it′s in the form of human-to-human transmission. Arirang′s Kwon Soa reports on the rising concerns of a possible epidemic. A bite from this two to three millimeter sized tick could be fatal. So far, the tick-borne virus, or…

Kimchi probiotics prove effective against coronaviruses   김치 유산균, 메르스 등 바이러스 질병에

Kimchi probiotics prove effective against coronaviruses 김치 유산균, 메르스 등 바이러스 질병에

The MERS outbreak appears to be winding down in Korea,… but researchers are always on the lookout for new ways to treat such deadly viruses. Based on results gleaned from animal testing,… a team of researchers in Korea has found that lactic acid bacteria in kimchi is effective in preventing and treating similar viruses. Park…

S.Korea confirms third Zika infection, brother of the second patient

S.Korea confirms third Zika infection, brother of the second patient

A third Zika virus infection confirmed in this country. Korea’s health authorities announced today that the brother of a man diagnosed with the infections two days ago has tested positive for the mildly contagious virus. Although not categorized as a cofirmed Zika patient, the third confirmed case is raising fears of a possible spread of…

Local researchers find another piece of autism treatment puzzle   사회성 부족한 자폐증, 원

Local researchers find another piece of autism treatment puzzle 사회성 부족한 자폐증, 원

People with autism have a difficult time in society,… as they lack certain social and communication skills. But local researchers might have found the key to developing a new treatment for autism. Our Sohn Jung-in tells us more. This child has been diagnosed with autism. His mother rattles a toy to try and engage with…