World Ch. Schedule : MON to FRI 14:00 KST
* Date : 2020-12-18
Korea has reported an average daily caseload of over 900 in the past week, meeting the threshold of consideration for level 3 distancing measures. However, concerns are also being raised about their possible limitations, with a successive tightening of distancing rules over the past 3 weeks having yielded little effects in curbing the outbreak. We sit down with our panel of experts for their assessment of Korea’s current COVID-19 situation.
Face masks are now an inseparable part of our daily lives and a life-saving tool, but the enormous amount of plastic waste generated by their disposal has become a serious environmental concern. One student here in Korea has found a way to give these throwaway plastics a new lease on life, by turning them into useful, everyday items. Find out more in our daily report.
- Guests In-Studio
- TAK Sang-woo, Professor / Institute of Health and Environment, Seoul National University
- Sarah Ok SHIN, Associate Professor / Korea University College of Medicine
- Guests Skype
- Ji-hoon BAANG, Assistant Professor / University of Michigan Medical School