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Korea Crushed a Huge Virus Outbreak. Can It Beat a Second Wave?

  • Country’s president warns of second coronavirus surge
  • Virus fighters gaining experience battling smaller outbreaks
Workers disinfect a subway train in Gimpo, South Korea, Feb. 2020.
Workers disinfect a subway train in Gimpo, South Korea, Feb. 2020.Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg
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South Korea became one of the world’s top virus success stories by learning from past experiences. Now it’s using lessons from a fresh spate of clusters to prepare for what officials say will be an inevitable second wave.