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Latest on Covid-19 and vaccinations: Analysis
Updated: 2021-06-17 17:33:13 KST
For more on the latest developments of Covid-19 and vaccinations, we're joined by Dr. Alice Tan, Internist at MizMedi Women's Hospital.
It's always great to have you with us.

South Korea's third-quarter vaccinations are deemed critical in reaching herd immunity by November. What's your projection of the country's vaccination rate in the third quarter?

'Mix-and-match' administration of vaccines of different platform will also begin in Korea from July. How do you see this? Are there any safety concerns?

South Korea confirmed the first case of post-vaccine death on Wednesday. A man in his 30s died of a rare blood clot after receiving the AstraZeneca shot. How do you see this, and its impact on the country's restriction of vaccine shots for under 30s?

EU Presidents officially signed a regulation on 'Digital Covid Certificate' that will allow free movements of travelers within the bloc. What are your concerns about vaccine passports?

The KDCA will announce a new set of distancing rules this Sunday, and authorities have hinted that it will bring a "big change" to people's everyday lives. In your observation, what would the new system include and do you think it's the right time to do so?

Dr. Tan joining us live from Seattle. Thank you as always for your expertise.
Reporter : jiyeonkim@arirang.co.kr