More than 100 outbreaks occur around the world daily and can spread worldwide in just 36 hours due to increased global travel. We all have a responsibility to support epidemic preparedness.

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Republic of Korea has had:

How Prepared Is Republic of Korea?

92

Better Prepared

Republic of Korea is better prepared for the next epidemic. They have functioning systems to find, stop and prevent health threats, but they must work to maintain this level of protection for their people.

Republic of Korea has achieved a ReadyScore of 80 or higher and is working to improve and sustain their preparedness.

What Are Republic of Korea's Strengths & Gaps?

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Top Strengths

Preparedness areas that a country has established to find, stop and prevent health threats. Learn More

National Legislation, Policy and Financing
IHR Coordination, Communication and Advocacy
Food Safety

Top Gaps

Gaps are areas that the country should prioritize to improve so they will be better prepared to find, stop and prevent epidemics. Learn More

Medical Countermeasures and Personnel Deployment

Are Your Neighbors Ready?

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Epidemic preparedness is not just about your country; it’s a global issue. Right now Republic of Korea is not ready for an epidemic. What happens when an epidemic breaks out in China, Japan and Democratic People's Republic of Korea?

Neighboring Countries ReadyScore Status
Japan

92

Better Prepared
Democratic People's Republic of Korea

-

Pending
China

?

Unknown

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