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In South Korea, COVID-19 Burdens an Already Strained Economy

MIN READMar 2, 2020 | 21:47 GMT

South Korean soldiers in protective suits spray disinfectant on March 2, 2020, in Daegu, South Korea.

(Xinhua/Wang Jingqiang via Getty Images)

South Korea's growing number of domestic COVID-19 cases puts the country's already beleaguered economy under further strain, risking the ruling progressive camp's position in upcoming legislative elections that could render President Moon Jae In a lame duck. This worsens a difficult situation given South Korea's deep links to the Chinese economy, also hit by COVID-19....

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