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Coronavirus

South Korea tests 35,000 people linked to club coronavirus cluster

Authorities use technology and police officers to help identify potential victims

A medic takes test samples for the coronavirus from a visitor at a testing station in the nightlife district of Itaewon in Seoul on Tuesday.   © AFP/Jiji

SEOUL -- South Korea is aggressively testing and tracing thousands of people who went to nightclubs in central Seoul, in a bid to prevent an explosion of infections from a new coronavirus cluster.

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