How South Korea Stopped Covid-19

Why political accountability sets the country apart

Why South Korea was able to stop Covid-19. Writer Soopum Sohn reports that political accountability is what set the country apart.

South Korea’s largely successful containment of the coronavirus has been attributed to many things, from the nation’s Confucian heritage to its recent history of responding to earlier coronavirus outbreaks, such as MERs and SARs. South Korea and the United States both reported their first Covid-19 case on the same day in late January…

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