Kim Jong-un inspects a military drill in North Korea. Photo: AP

Is North Korea really coronavirus-free? Defectors, experts question zero Covid-19 claim

  • Experts say the country’s reluctance to admit major outbreaks of disease means that Kim is likely handling the current pandemic in the same manner
  • Defectors said that workers didn’t have test kits when they dealt with past outbreaks and weren’t even asked to confirm cases to the central government
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Kim Jong-un inspects a military drill in North Korea. Photo: AP
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