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South Korea’s coronavirus response is the opposite of China and Italy – and it’s working

  • Seoul’s handling of the outbreak emphasises transparency and relies heavily on public cooperation in place of hardline measures such as lockdowns
  • While uncertainties remain, it is increasingly viewed by public health experts as a model to emulate for authorities desperate to keep Covid-19 in check

https://www.scmp.com/week-asia/health-environment/article/3075164/south-koreas-coronavirus-response-opposite-china-and

S. Korea aggressively promotes its disease prevention model to international community

South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced on Mar. 16 that the foreign ministers of six countries — South Korea, Germany, Brazil, Italy, Australia, and Canada — had held a 70-minute teleconference to discuss countermeasures against the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, on the evening of Mar. 15. The meeting was proposed by Canada.

http://english.hani.co.kr/arti/english_edition/e_international/932988.html?fbclid=IwAR0uw1MXQWhc4Z80BQykvVZWCTejSffWZ8LCZEj8CDEDfBY5mKu0yCnBqSw

South Korea took rapid, intrusive measures against Covid-19 – and they worked

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/20/south-korea-rapid-intrusive-measures-covid-19

What the world can learn from South Korea’s coronavirus strategy

https://www.wired.co.uk/article/south-korea-coronavirus

Korea Races To Export Test Kits After Trump Asks Moon For Help Fighting COVID-19

https://www.forbes.com/sites/donaldkirk/2020/03/27/korea-races-to-export-test-kits-after-trump-asks-moon-for-help-fighting-covid-19/

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