COVID-19 and living with a disability

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 4:26pm

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/dovetail.prxu.org/300/b6f30885-4fc8-42cc-9912-b6eda34350c5/2020_1202_07.mp3

There are 1 billion people around the world living with a disability, and COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted them. South Korea's first coronavirus deaths back in February took place in the psychiatric unit of a hospital. That revived a longstanding call in South Korea for people with disabilities to be moved out of institutions and placed in community care. Jason Strother reports from Seoul.