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South Korean doctors rally against govt. medical policy

Doctors hold placards reading "Opposition to the increase in medical schools" during a rally against the government’s plan to raise the annual enrolment quota at medical schools, in Seoul on March 3, 2024. (Photo by AFP)

Frank Smith
Press TV, Seoul


Tens of thousands of South Korean doctors gathered near the National Assembly of South Korea to demand the government abandon its plan to increase the number of medical students. Resident doctors in training have walked off the job amid the stand-off, leaving hospitals short-staffed and patients scrambling for care. Press TV correspondent Frank Smith reports from the South Korean capital, Seoul.

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