Yonhap News Agency on January 20th, the Ministry of Science, Technology, Information and Communication (hereinafter referred to as the Ministry of Science and Technology)
issued the Work Plan for 2021 on the 20th, saying that it will strongly support the development of a coronavirus vaccine and the implementation of the digital new policy, and continue to promote the development of science and technology.
On COVID-19 vaccines and drugs, the Ministry of Science and Technology will actively ensure “vaccine autonomy”.
Specifically, it includes: striving to put two drugs containing tromostat and carmostat into use in the first half of the year; supporting vaccine clinical trials carried out by Korean enterprises at home and abroad; vigorously promoting the first commercial use of the COVID-19 saliva test kit that can be completed in three minutes in the world; establishing the Virus Basic Research Institute within the year.
Research on a variety of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.