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Immunology and Infectious Disease | Infectious Disease | Microbiology | Virus Diseases
The research outlines how South Korea has successfully maintained one of the world’s lowest rates of COVID-19 infections in health care workers. The brief draws on findings from interviews with front line physicians and system leaders in South Korea, along with an in-depth review of national guidelines from Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and hospital-level protocols.
COVID-19, pandemic, COVID-19 infections, South Korea, infection rates, health care workers, guidelines, protocols
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Oh SJ, An JA, Kwak R. Global Learnings Evidence Brief: Protecting Health Care Workers in South Korea During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Ariadne Labs. 2020 May. https://covid19.ariadnelabs.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/8/2020/05/Ariadne-Labs-Global-Learnings-Evidence-Brief-Protecting-Health-Care-Workers-in-South-Korea.pdf
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UMass Med Now news story about this publication: Medical student Jackie Oh publishes research on how South Korea protects health care workers from COVID-19
Oh SJ, An J, Kwak R. (2020). Global Learnings Evidence Brief: Protecting Health Care Workers in South Korea During the COVID-19 Pandemic. COVID-19 Publications by UMMS Authors. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/covid19/72
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