* Date : 2021-04-08
- Korea is witnessing a worrying uptick in its number of daily COVID-19 cases, adding to concerns that the country may be on the verge of a fourth wave in the outbreak. We sit down with our panel of experts for more analysis on the latest COVID-19 situation on the domestic front.
It is estimated that around 130 billion face masks are thrown out every month, adding to the world’s plastic waste challenges. Many of them contain microplastics that take centuries to decompose, threatening to deal irreparable harm to the natural environment. In our daily report, we take a look at severeal eco-friendly face masks that are being developed by Korean researchers to tackle this growing concern.
- Guests In-Studio
- LEE Hoon-sang, Professor / Yonsei University Graduate School of Public Health
- Dr. YOO Byung-wook / International Clinic, Soon Chun Hyang University Hospital