The recipients — men — were teachers, doctors, soldiers, even schoolboys from across South Korea. The message was simple: the other day you were at a gay nightclub where you may have caught the coronavirus. In South Korea, where many have conservative attitudes towards sexual minorities, it was a great imposition. The Itaewon nightclub area, named after the entertainment district of Seoul where it began, threatened South Korea with a second wave of infections. It was triggered by a 29-year-old man from the city of Yongin, south of Seoul, who went out there on May 1.
Source: The Times May 21, 2020 23:03 UTC