A disaster recovery team worker peers out a window at the Life Care Center nursing home in the US, where a spate of coronavirus infections have been reported. Photo: AP A disaster recovery team worker peers out a window at the Life Care Center nursing home in the US, where a spate of coronavirus infections have been reported. Photo: AP
A disaster recovery team worker peers out a window at the Life Care Center nursing home in the US, where a spate of coronavirus infections have been reported. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: nursing homes emerge as South Korea’s new battleground for infections

  • Experts have warned that hundreds of substandard long-term care facilities could serve as hotbeds for infection, just as they have in the US and Italy
  • Many of these homes accommodate multiple patients and carers in small spaces, and lack personal protection equipment

Topic |   Coronavirus South Korea
A disaster recovery team worker peers out a window at the Life Care Center nursing home in the US, where a spate of coronavirus infections have been reported. Photo: AP A disaster recovery team worker peers out a window at the Life Care Center nursing home in the US, where a spate of coronavirus infections have been reported. Photo: AP
A disaster recovery team worker peers out a window at the Life Care Center nursing home in the US, where a spate of coronavirus infections have been reported. Photo: AP
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