Can the UK emulate the South Korean approach to covid-19?

  title={Can the UK emulate the South Korean approach to covid-19?},
  author={Azeem Majeed and Yongseok Seo and Kyungmoo Heo and Daejoong Lee},
Not yet, and perhaps not ever 

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