South Korea nightclub contact tracing shows how to control an outbreak – Business


South Korea successfully controlled its original coronavirus outbreak in just three weeks.After some infected partygoers spread the virus in several Seoul nightclubs in early May, South Korea saw another flare-up.The country was able to quickly control that second outbreak by finding more than 45,000 people connected to those nightclubs and testing and quarantining them.South Korea’s guide to flattening the curve describes how it uses text alerts and smartphone apps to perform contact tracing and share information with the public.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. South Korea’s exemplary coronavirus control measures were put to the test this month.After the country relaxed its social distancing as the number of new daily cases dropped into the single digits, several people who visited nightclubs in Seoul tested positive for the virus.The partiers had
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