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Race to prevent COVID-19 infection

Ahn Young-joon, AP

Posted at Feb 21 2020 05:03 PM

Race to prevent COVID-19 infection

A worker wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday. South Korea on Friday declared a "special management zone" around a southeastern city where a surging viral outbreak, largely linked to a church in Daegu, threatens to overwhelm the region's health system.