Drive-in churches: South Korea’s faithful stay socially distant

Christians at one church in South Korea are taking part in “drive-in” services to comply with the country’s strict social-distancing rules. While most services have been taking place online, the Seoul City Church decided to hold a drive-in. Churchgoers were back in their Sunday best. The Seoul City Church said 150 cars carrying around 300 … Read more Drive-in churches: South Korea’s faithful stay socially distant

Drive-in church lets South Korea’s faithful congregate safely

South Korean Christians at one church are taking part in “drive-in” services to comply with the country’s strict social-distancing rules.  While most services have been taking place online, the Seoul City Church decided to hold a drive-in. Worshipper Oh Sung-moon thinks it’s a good thing.  ‘People were getting a little slack,’ he said. ‘Wearing pajamas … Read more Drive-in church lets South Korea’s faithful congregate safely

Coronavirus South Korea: Faithful attend Sunday service at drive-in church

A church is offering a “drive-in” worship Sunday service for the faithful in Seoul. Dozens of cars gathered at an open yard to listen through their car window to the pastor speaking. Get the latest coronavirus news: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/queen-coronavirus-speech-address-news-update-live/?WT.mc_id=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_Hancock&utm_source=tmgoff&utm_medium=tmg_youtube&utm_content=offsite_televideo&utm_campaign=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_Hancock Many religious institutions have been using alternative ways to worship together amid the the new coronavirus outbreak. … Read more Coronavirus South Korea: Faithful attend Sunday service at drive-in church

Ban Ki-moon: ‘No country can fight COVID-19 alone’ | Going Underground

RT’s Going Underground speaks to former UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and discusses the coronavirus pandemic causing chaos around the world, the difference between the Ebola epidemic and Coronavirus pandemic, how global governance has declined since the Ebola epidemic, the need for wealthy Western countries to aid the Global South against COVID-19, the need for … Read more Ban Ki-moon: ‘No country can fight COVID-19 alone’ | Going Underground

Can the coronavirus curve be flattened? | Inside Story

The number of people infected by covid-19 is more than one million globally. The number who have died is almost 60,000. The United States currently has the highest number of infections. Italy, the largest number of deaths. Yet some countries appear to be succeeding at ‘flattening the curve’. The number of new cases each day … Read more Can the coronavirus curve be flattened? | Inside Story

Seoul turns Olympics stadium into screening center for COVID-19

South Korea has turned its former Olympic stadium into a screening center to test all overseas arrivals. The country’s reported COVID-19 cases totaled 10,062 as of midnight on April 3. The daily caseload has stayed around 100 since the end of March, but small-cluster infections and imported cases can still be found. The complex for … Read more Seoul turns Olympics stadium into screening center for COVID-19

Countries with Mandatory TB Vaccines Show Fewer Coronavirus Deaths: Study

Countries with mandatory policies to vaccinate against tuberculosis register fewer coronavirus deaths than countries that don’t have those policies, a new study has found. The preliminary study posted on medRxiv, a site for unpublished medical research, finds a correlation between countries that require citizens to get the bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine and those showing fewer … Read more Countries with Mandatory TB Vaccines Show Fewer Coronavirus Deaths: Study

Thailand imposes night curfew from Friday

Tony Cheng in Bangkok, and Rian Maelzer in Kuala Lumpur report on lockdown measures in Thailand and Malaysia. And Jack Barton in Seoul told how the coronavirus will affect South Korea’s upcoming parliamentary elections. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download our APP on Google Play (Android): … Read more Thailand imposes night curfew from Friday

5,000+ cases, 200+ deaths, no lockdown | Sweden’s COVID-19 experiment

Russia Today, the Russian state-funded broadcaster, reports on Sweden’s Covid-19 “experiment” whereby they have taken a relaxed approach to the global pandemic. There have, to date, been 5,000+ cases and 200+ deaths. Sweden’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic stands as an exception in Europe, as the country enforced comparatively milder preventive measures Russia Today YouTube … Read more 5,000+ cases, 200+ deaths, no lockdown | Sweden’s COVID-19 experiment