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South Korea Vaccinates Pupils, Teachers Before University Entrance Exam

September 22, 2021

Original Article: https://www.republicworld.com/world-news/rest-of-the-world-news/skorea-vaccinates-pupils-teachers-before-exam.html

South Korea on Monday began vaccinating high school seniors and teachers ahead of their November university entrance exam.

The yearly "Suneung," or College Scholastic Ability Test is crucial in the education-obsessed country, where job prospects, social standing and even marriage partners can often depend on which university you attend.

As of Monday 31.3% of South Korea's population have had one dose and 12.8% have had their second dose.

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