Ryu Yong-chol, an official at North Korea’s state emergency epidemic prevention headquarters. Photo: Reuters
Ryu Yong-chol, an official at North Korea’s state emergency epidemic prevention headquarters. Photo: Reuters

North Korea’s Dr Fauci? Health official emerges as face of Covid-19 campaign

  • Ryu Yong-chol has become the public face of North Korea’s battle against Covid-19
  • The number of people with fever symptoms has surpassed 2 million amid outbreak

Ryu Yong-chol, an official at North Korea’s state emergency epidemic prevention headquarters. Photo: Reuters
Ryu Yong-chol, an official at North Korea’s state emergency epidemic prevention headquarters. Photo: Reuters
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