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Long fight ahead

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There are still loopholes in virus prevention

Despite the government's strengthened "social distancing" measures, the new coronavirus is showing few signs of abating in South Korea. Rather, concerns about a new wave of infections have been rising recently as new COVID-19 clusters have emerged and cases are continuously being reported from among those who have arrived from abroad.

There is no simple answer concerning the question of how long this fight will last. But it is becoming more apparent that the country should expect to fight the outbreak for months, at least, not days or weeks. If it is not possible to overcome the virus in a short period of time, what is important is to keep the rise of infections gradual ― and manageable. The government must brace for the possibility that the duration of the outbreak........

© The Korea Times