How South Korea Responded to the Covid-19 Outbreak in Daegu

The city of Daegu, South Korea, had the first large outbreak of Covid-19 outside of China. Despite facing similar challenges as other large cities — shortages of personal protective equipment, inpatient beds, and health care workers — the rate of Covid-19 infections among health care workers in Daegu remained lower than the rates experienced by its counterparts. Health system leaders and public health officials in Daegu mobilized a
regional reorganization of the health system along with several hospital-level interventions that concentrated resources and equipment, relieved shortages, and ultimately protected health care workers and patients.

How South Korea Responded to the Covid-19 Outbreak in Daegu
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