Quarantine checkpoints at Incheon International Airport are the frontlines in Korea's war on the coronavirus, keeping overseas cases from becoming sources of local transmission.
The Korean government will submit 18 different measures for testing, tracing and treating the Covid-19 outbreak to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as it works to promote the “K-quarantine” response model.
A Korea-led multilateral group responding to the threats of Covid-19 and other global infectious diseases that involves key international health organizations was launched Wednesday in Geneva.
Korea was named Tuesday as a member of the executive board of the World Health Organization (WHO), which will allow it to play a leading role in resolving global health challenges including the Covid-19 pandemic.
A Korea-led initiative on multilateral cooperation in the United Nations to combat the coronavirus pandemic launched Tuesday at the UN headquarters in New York through a teleconference involving 200 diplomats and experts.