South Korea OKs single test for COVID-19, flu

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (AP) – Health officials in South Korea have approved a new test that’s designed to detect both COVID-19 and seasonal influenza from the same samples, which would help prevent disruption at hospitals as the pandemic stretches into the flu season.

The country has struggled to stem the spread of the coronavirus, which some experts said could spread more broadly during cold weather when people spend more time indoors.

More details on Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin