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Korea's national response to COVID-19 outbreak

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Surge in COVID-19 cases in Korea 'manageable': WHO
Feb 21,2020
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), on Feb. 20 in Geneva said the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Korea is "manag...

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Korea, China agree to boost cooperation vs. COVID-19 ou...
Feb 21,2020
President Moon Jae-in and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Feb. 20 agreed in a phone chat to strengthen bilateral cooperation to fight the COVID-19 outbreak. This picture ...

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Health authorities to build regional defense vs. COVID-...
Feb 20,2020
Vice Health and Welfare Minister Kim Gang-lip, who is also deputy director of the Central Epidemic Control Countermeasure Headquarters under the Korean Centers for Diseas...

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Foreign tourists laud gov't efforts to contain COVID-19
Feb 19,2020
At a ticket office of Seoul Station on Feb. 17, a poster displays what precautions to take to prevent getting COVID-19 next to an automatic dispenser of hand sanitizer. (...

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7 from COVID-19-stricken Japanese cruise ship return ho...
Feb 19,2020
Korean Air Force 3, carrying six Korean nationals and a Japanese spouse of a Korean who were on the Japanese cruise ship Diamond Princess, on Feb. 19 arrived at Gimpo Int...

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Koreans on COVID-19-stricken Japanese cruise ship to be...
Feb 18,2020
Kim Gang-lip, vice director of the Central Epidemic Control Countermeasure Headquarters under the Korean Centers for Disease Control, on Feb. 18 tells a daily briefing at...

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How Korea is tackling COVID-19 outbreak
Feb 17,2020
Since Feb. 2, pharmacist Suh Ik-hwan of Gwangju's Seo-gu District has been making and giving out hand sanitizers for free at his pharmacy. (Suh Ik-hwan) By Oh Hyun Woo...

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700 Koreans discharged after 2-week quarantine for COVI...
Feb 17,2020
Residents on Feb. 15 wave to Koreans discharged after spending two weeks in quarantine at a state-run facility of the Police Human Resources Development Institute in Asan...

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PM Chung says coronavirus outbreak is 'well under contr...
Feb 14,2020
Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun (middle) on Feb. 14 speaks in a meeting of the Central Epidemic Control Countermeasure Headquarters under the Korean Centers for Disease Con...

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'No new coronavirus infections reported in last 2 days'
Feb 13,2020
A member of the novel coronavirus rapid response team under the Ministry of Health and Welfare on Feb. 12 announces the daily update on the outbreak at Government Complex...