A doctor of Korean medicine communicates with a confirmed Covid-19 patient on March 29 at the Daegu telemedicine centre, temporarily set up at the Daegu Haany University Hospital. Photo: Handout A doctor of Korean medicine communicates with a confirmed Covid-19 patient on March 29 at the Daegu telemedicine centre, temporarily set up at the Daegu Haany University Hospital. Photo: Handout
A doctor of Korean medicine communicates with a confirmed Covid-19 patient on March 29 at the Daegu telemedicine centre, temporarily set up at the Daegu Haany University Hospital. Photo: Handout

Letters | As coronavirus patient numbers rise, telemedicine by primary care doctors can help relieve hospital workloads

  • South Korea’s decision to turn to telemedicine has allowed primary care doctors to serve Covid-19 patients with mild symptoms, providing a boost to the health system

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic: All stories
A doctor of Korean medicine communicates with a confirmed Covid-19 patient on March 29 at the Daegu telemedicine centre, temporarily set up at the Daegu Haany University Hospital. Photo: Handout A doctor of Korean medicine communicates with a confirmed Covid-19 patient on March 29 at the Daegu telemedicine centre, temporarily set up at the Daegu Haany University Hospital. Photo: Handout
A doctor of Korean medicine communicates with a confirmed Covid-19 patient on March 29 at the Daegu telemedicine centre, temporarily set up at the Daegu Haany University Hospital. Photo: Handout
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