Reassessing South Korea’s Covid Response

Herd immunity and focus on high-risk groups may be an unappetizing alternative

By: Yong-il Jeon

In the Covid-19 crisis, South Korea faces a prisoner’s dilemma of damaging either public or economic health or both. The role of businesses in the response should be emphasized, alongside encouraging the public to accept social and economic distancing measures.  The current response is an active intervention with the goal of diagnosing c…

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