* Date : 2020-02-05
The new coronavirus was first identified in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei Province. The whole world is in code red because this virus is spreading at a fast pace. The first patient was reported on December 31, 2019. A month has passed and the infected and the rate of deaths have surpassed the rate of SARS in 2003. The World Health Organization has declared the Public Health Emergency of International Concern, also known as PHEIC. Countries all around the world are coming up with measures to battle this virus, and many speculative assumptions are being made about the new coronavirus. On today's #KOREA 4.0, we sit down with an infectious disease specialist to talk about the misunderstandings and the truth about the new coronavirus. We also learn more about the quarantine situation in South Korea.