How South Korea flattened the coronavirus curve with technology

How South Korea flattened the coronavirus curve with technology

This article originally published in The Conversation  suggests as countries around the world look at how best to reopen their countries, it’s worth considering how South Korea has been able to “flatten the curve” and even hold parliamentary elections without resorting to lockdowns. After seeing an initial spike in COVID-19 infections in February, South Korea implemented several measures to bring the disease’s spread under control. Several measures contribute to  their success, but two measures were critical in the country’s ability to flatten the curve: extensive testing for the disease and a national system for promptly and effectively tracking people infected with COVID-19.

How South Korea flattened the coronavirus curve with technology

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