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* Date : 2021-01-04
The South Korean authorities stated that the country is facing ‘the last hurdle’ to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 infections. This announcement came as a third wave of the pandemic tightened its grip on the country. Considering the fact that vaccines will be administrated as early as February in Korea, this is the last winter without it. Today, we examine the key variables with experts.
Due to an alarming spike of COVID-19 confirmed cases in December last year, starting December 14th, the government began operating temporary screening centers to prevent further spread. Over half a million tests were conducted in just two weeks, and additional 1,400 confirmedpatients were found. Today we visit the temporary screening site to learn more.
- Guests In-Studio
- JUNG Ki-Suck, professor / Hallym University College of Medicine
- David KWAK, Physician / International Clinic, Soonchunhyang University Hospital
- Guests Skype
- Lee Alan Wallis / Professor and Head of Emergency Medicine, University of Cape Town, and Head of Emergency Medicine, Western Cape Government