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Korean former YouTuber and pharmacist sentenced to jail for spreading STD

  • Park Seung-jong, a former Korean YouTuber and pharmacist, was found guilty of knowingly spreading the herpes virus to various women.
  • He was sentenced to eight months in prison and two years of probation.
  • Park was first accused in 2020 when a victim claimed that he disregarded her wish to use protection during sexual intercourse. She sued him in June of that year.  
  • The victim shared her story online, and, since then, Park has disappeared from the public eye. 

A former Korean YouTuber and pharmacist was sentenced to jail for knowingly spreading a sexually transmitted disease.

Park Seung-jong, who went by the name “Yakult,” was charged with injury and violation of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act and sentenced to eight months in prison and two years of probation.

Why Yakult Refuses to Make Bigger Bottles

Many people have probably asked countless of times why Yakult did not launch a much bigger variant, but it turns out, the Japanese company had the perfect reason why they never released one.

According to Philippines’ news network ABS-CBN, the Japanese company had decided to only release 65 milliliter (2.1 ounce) and 100 milliliter (3.3 ounce) bottles to minimize the potential contamination of the probiotic bacteria (Lactobacillus paracasei Shirota) in the drink.

8 Childhood Asian Drinks That Aren’t Boba

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When you first think of Asian drinks, your mind automatically jumps to milk tea.

But what many may not have realized is that there are tons of different drinks available right at your fingertips. All you have to do is visit your local Asian supermarket, or even hunt around your regular supermarket! You might be surprised. Here are nine asian drinks that you should get your hands on:

Yakult is Selling Like Hotcakes After Scene in Netflix’s ‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’

Japanese probiotic drink Yakult is enjoying an increase in sales after making a brief appearance in the Netflix rom-com “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before.”

Created by microbiologist Minoru Shirota in the 1930s, Yakult is a fermented mixture of skimmed milk and a special strain of the bacterium Lactobacillus casei, which Shirota identified and named after himself.