KCDC announces new quarantine procedures for Korean nationals returning from abroad

KCDC announces new quarantine procedures for Korean nationals returning from abroad

the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today announced a change in virus testing procedures for citizens returning from abroad those arriving without symptoms will not be transferred to separate quarantine facilities but will be required to follow self quarantine procedures before undergoing tests within three days of arrival chaals Prime Minister directed local […]

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Public health system 1. Epidemic Degree of Disease

Public health system 1. Epidemic Degree of Disease

Public health system 1. Epidemic Degree of Disease Epidemic Degree of Disease is the observation of the number of specific diseases, and the relationship between cases in a certain ethnic group over a period of time. In general, the intensity of a disease epidemic can be divided into endemic, epidemic, and pandemic. Endemic The term […]

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An Infectious Disease Expert Weighs In On COVID-19

An Infectious Disease Expert Weighs In On COVID-19

[Music] Coronavirus is a human virus as well as a virus that can affect certain animals, and there are two kinds of SARS coronaviruses that have caused diseases in humans. The SARS-CoV-1 and the one that’s circulating now is SARS-CoV-2. It’s an RNA virus that causes predominantly respiratory problems. COVID-19, by the way, is the […]

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The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do

The Coronavirus Explained & What You Should Do

In December 2019 the Chinese authorities notified the world that a virus was spreading through their communities. In the following months, it spread to other countries, with cases doubling within days. This virus is the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome-Related Coronavirus 2 that causes the disease called Covid-19 and that everyone simply calls coronavirus. What actually […]

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What This Chart Actually Means for COVID-19

What This Chart Actually Means for COVID-19

On day 1, no one you know is sick. It feels like a normal day. It may stay like this for a long time, until one day, a few people you know are sick. And suddenly a few days later, it will seem like everyone is sick, and it will feel like it happened instantly. […]

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S. Korea has begun cohort research on COVID-19 with WHO

S. Korea has begun cohort research on COVID-19 with WHO

the nation Central Disease Control and Prevention has begun research on COBE 19 with a group of local experts they’re classifying patients by age and gender to identify characteristics which the virus may have a meeting will be held by the KCDC on Wednesday with two experts from the whu-oh after the global health body […]

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Exponential growth and epidemics

Exponential growth and epidemics

The phrase “exponential growth” is familiar to most people, and yet human intuition has a hard time really recognizing what it means sometimes. We can anchor on a sequence of small seeming numbers, then become surprised with suddenly those numbers look big, even if the overall trend follows an exponential perfectly consistently. This right here […]

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