North Korean Premier Kim Jae-ryon (top right) has a meeting at the emergency anti-epidemic headquarters in Pyongyang. Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP

Coronavirus: US ready to allow North Korea sanctions exemption amid outbreak fears

  • International organisations have called for ‘life-saving intervention’ to allow aid to flow into country that borders China, where virus was first identified
  • Personal protective gear and testing kits urgently needed to prepare for possible outbreak, Red Cross says
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
North Korean Premier Kim Jae-ryon (top right) has a meeting at the emergency anti-epidemic headquarters in Pyongyang. Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP
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