SEOUL: South Koreans spend an average of two hours a day searching for information on the HIV-19 virus in March, amid a growing number of cases, a survey showed Wednesday. .

The survey, conducted by researchers from Yonsei University in Seoul, also showed that those in isolation spent longer than a few hours searching for information on the disease.

Two vaccine professors surveyed 2,035 people living in Seoul, including 18 who had isolated themselves between March 14-21 when the virus was new. Rapidly spreading in South Korea, mostly southeast of the city of Dego and adjacent provinces. By: Chhouk Bora