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* Date : 2020-09-29
The five-day Chuseok holiday is set to kick off on September 30th, and Korea has seen encouraging signs in the run-up to the long break, with daily caseloads hovering in the double digits. Health authorities have warned however, that the upcoming holidays will be a critical juncture that may determine the future course of the outbreak, and have asked citizens to remain vigilant. We sit down with our panel of experts to learn more about how we can keep ourselves protected during the holidays amid the mass movement of people.
Many Korean firms have rolled out new, innovative ideas in the fight against COVID-19, providing health authorities with powerful tools to keep the outbreak in check. These ideas represent valuable intellectual property assets that could potentially be worth millions, and as such, the country has seen a growing number of patent applications being filed since the pandemic began. We find out more in a video report.