In Korea, information and communication technologies play a valuable part in the swift [...] of infectious disease prevention [...]

South Korea is a model of success in managing the Covid-19 epidemic. It was the first democracy to experience a major outbreak and to quickly and decisively flatten the curve of new infections. On June 9th, the total number of confirmed cases was 11,852 (including 1,300 imported cases) and 274 deaths related to Covid-19. However, many misconceptions remain on the country’s sanitary response. This conversation with Minister Park and Director Jeong aims at providing a better understanding to the European audience.


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