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Stay nimble and respond quickly: that’s how South Korea is beating Covid

Cases are rocketing in the country, but deaths are few thanks to consistent mass testing and an 88% vax rate

17 March 2022 - 21:00 By Sangmi Cha

South Korea has reached two seemingly contradictory pandemic milestones. It recorded more than 600,000 new Covid-19 infections on Thursday, the most of anywhere in the world. At the same time, the country has one of the lowest virus death rates globally...

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