* Date : 2021-07-19
For the ten-consecutive day on July 19, Korea has reported more than a thousand new cases with the latest outbreak also beginning to spread to areas outside the Seoul capital region. This, coupled with the summer vacation season and the spread of the Delta variant, have prompted health authorities nationwide to impose greater social distancing restrictions in a bid to curb this latest wave of infections. We sit down with our panel of experts for more analysis on the fourth wave that has hit Korea.
In our daily report, we delve into the latest research findings by Korean scientists, who have discovered that the initial entry and replication of the SARS-CoV-2 virus takes place primarily in our noses.
- 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
- Skype Interview
- Dr. Shikta DAS, Epidemiologist / University College London