The last person I see on the day I arrive in South Korea is a man in a protective suit. He leads me through empty corridors. Every step makes a smacking sound. The floor is covered with a sticky layer of disinfectant. The man stops at a door and wishes me "Good night" . He bows, hands me a bag of groceries, then the door closes.
South Korea: freedom in Korean
In South Korea, the restaurants and shops are full and there are no hard lockdown rules. The country, although initially badly affected, has hardly any new Covid 19 infections. How is that possible? And at what price?