Will South Korea’s model help save Nigeria’s hospital bed shortage?


With the apparent spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, as well as in many other parts of the world, one of the pressing challenges is the dwindling bed spaces for treatment of patients. With South Korea’s successful model at addressing this handicap, IFEDAYO OGUNYEMI, in this report, provides experts’ views including that of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in adopting this model and the possible hiccups to be expected.

The novel coronavirus has continued to ravage every part of the world. In Nigeria, confirmed cases rose to 4,971 on May 13th, surpassing an April 5th prediction that estimated that the number of cases in Nigeria could reach 1,885 in May 2020

Source: Nigerian Tribune