A picture of a Chinese man passed out in a subway station in Seoul that was shared on an online forum caused concern about the spread of coronavirus in South Korea. Photo: Screengrab A picture of a Chinese man passed out in a subway station in Seoul that was shared on an online forum caused concern about the spread of coronavirus in South Korea. Photo: Screengrab
A picture of a Chinese man passed out in a subway station in Seoul that was shared on an online forum caused concern about the spread of coronavirus in South Korea. Photo: Screengrab

Wuhan coronavirus: what a photo of a drunk Chinese man in Seoul says about fears of the disease

  • South Korea has a handful of confirmed coronavirus infections, yet false rumours and fears of an epidemic are spreading like wildfire on the internet
  • A Korean teacher who was visiting Shanghai when the city reported its first case of the virus said her colleagues joked that she had been infected

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A picture of a Chinese man passed out in a subway station in Seoul that was shared on an online forum caused concern about the spread of coronavirus in South Korea. Photo: Screengrab A picture of a Chinese man passed out in a subway station in Seoul that was shared on an online forum caused concern about the spread of coronavirus in South Korea. Photo: Screengrab
A picture of a Chinese man passed out in a subway station in Seoul that was shared on an online forum caused concern about the spread of coronavirus in South Korea. Photo: Screengrab
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