* Date : 2021-05-26
Exactly three months have passed since Korea kicked off its COVID-19 vaccination program. 7-point-5 percent of the country’s total population has now received their first dose. The government has expressed confidence to achieve herd immunity by September, earlier than the original goal of November. Nevertheless, there still remain many variables including the emergence of new variants and changes in vaccine supply. We sit down with our panel of experts for a closer look on the vaccination updates and variables at home and abroad.
Climate Change is posing a grave threat on the agricultural sector as a whole, impacting flood on farmland, changes to crop plantation, quality degradation and pests-induced damages. Carbon, emitted during the course of raising crops, is also one of the main culprits of severe environmental pollution. We take a closer look at “food and agriculture,” the third story in our week-long series of the P4G Summit in Seoul.
- Guests In-Studio
- Dr. KIM Moon-kyu, Director / Global Development Center, Yonsei University
- Skype Interview
- David Cox / Health Journalist for The Guardian
- Cyrille COHEN / Head of the Laboratory of Immunotherapy at Bar-Ilan University, Member of the Advisory Committee for Covid19 Vaccines
- Ali Al Shouk / Journalist, The Gulf News