Flattening the curve on COVID-19: How Korea responded to a pandemic using ICT

By April 23, 2020 April 28th, 2020 Publications

During the three months since the first case of COVID-19 hit the country, the Republic of Korea (ROK) has introduced a number of innovative responses to contain the outbreak. A recent in-depth piece released by the Korean government comprehensively summarizes how ROK has taken various measures using ICT to flatten the curve on COVID-19. It details how ROK has tested, traced, and treated COVID-19 cases. The document has been prepared jointly by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Ministry of Science and ICT, Ministry of the Interior and Safety, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, and the Korean Intellectual Property Office.

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