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Government To Vaccinate Employees At Samsung & LG

The South Korean government is preparing to provide the Moderna vaccine to employees of its major tech companies in a push to get its economy back on track.

The Korea Herald reports The Ministry of Employment and Labor has “sent out related guidance” to Samsung, SK hynix, and LG Group companies.

They report that around 100,000 shots would be needed to cover employees at Samsung Electronics alone.

“Employees who want to get the Moderna shots were told to submit applications,” a source told The Korea Herald. “However, there is no confirmed administration schedule yet.”

An official from SK hynix told the paper: “SK hynix is considering measures to follow the government guideline regarding the vaccination.” They have 28,000 employees in Korea.

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