Doctors here in the nation decided to go on an indefinite strike starting September 7th,..despite the government issuing ‘return-to-work’ orders.
The Korean Medical Association made the announcement on Friday after complaints were filed against ten doctors who ignored the order.
With the healthcare system already struggling due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, the most recent walkout reportedly caused delays and even surgery cancellations.
Doctors are against a proposed increase to medical school admission quotasas well as opening a public medical school to broaden the reach of the local healthcare services.

Reporter : kelee@arirang.com

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