Korea Should Learn From MERS Outbreak, Upgrade Nation’s Health Care System To Deal With Infectious Diseases

Korea Herald: Never again
Editorial Board

“…[T]he MERS outbreak should offer us precious lessons that, if not properly contained, a deadly virus can have an unprecedented impact on the nation and our daily life. Now all the masks are gone and likewise we all should get back to our normal [lives]. What we should do from now on is … find out what went wrong with our response to the epidemic and who [is] responsible as well as upgrade the nation’s health care system regarding contagious diseases” (7/29).