North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pictured at the office building of the Party Central Committee in Pyongyang in a photo released by state media on Monday. Photo: STR/KCNA via KNS/AFP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pictured at the office building of the Party Central Committee in Pyongyang in a photo released by state media on Monday. Photo: STR/KCNA via KNS/AFP

China gave Covid-19 vaccine to North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, US analyst says

  • A North Korea expert at a Washington think tank said Kim Jong-un, his family and several senior North Korean officials had been vaccinated
  • It was unclear which company had supplied its drug to the Kims and whether it had proven to be safe, the expert said, citing Japanese intelligence sources

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pictured at the office building of the Party Central Committee in Pyongyang in a photo released by state media on Monday. Photo: STR/KCNA via KNS/AFP
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un pictured at the office building of the Party Central Committee in Pyongyang in a photo released by state media on Monday. Photo: STR/KCNA via KNS/AFP
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