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South Korea Affected by Most Daily COVID-19 Cases in Three Months, Johnson & Johnson Approves Vaccine
South Korea reported the highest number of new coronavirus cases in a day in three months amid a surge in cluster infections on Wednesday as it approved a Johnson & Johnson vaccine to accelerate its vaccination campaign. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency (KDCA) reported 668 new cases on Tuesday, the highest since Jan. 8. Clusters developed in kindergartens, saunas, bars and churches, mainly in the greater Seoul area. The country’s Department of Food and Drug Safety announced Wednesday that it had given final approval to Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine after a panel of experts decided that the single-dose shot treatment was safe and effective is.