North Korea has reported an outbreak of an unidentified intestinal epidemic on Thursday, potentially adding to strains on the isolated country’s healthcare system which is battling an unprecedented Covid-19 wave. Photo: Kyodo
North Korea has reported an outbreak of an unidentified intestinal epidemic on Thursday, potentially adding to strains on the isolated country’s healthcare system which is battling an unprecedented Covid-19 wave. Photo: Kyodo
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Coronavirus: North Korea reports another infectious disease outbreak amid Covid battle

  • Kim Jong-un sent medicines to western port city of Haeju to help patients suffering from the ‘acute enteric epidemic’ as soon as possible state media reported
  • Reported outbreak comes as Pyongyang tackles its first Covid outbreak. It declared a state of emergency last month, amid concerns over a lack of vaccines

North Korea has reported an outbreak of an unidentified intestinal epidemic on Thursday, potentially adding to strains on the isolated country’s healthcare system which is battling an unprecedented Covid-19 wave. Photo: Kyodo
North Korea has reported an outbreak of an unidentified intestinal epidemic on Thursday, potentially adding to strains on the isolated country’s healthcare system which is battling an unprecedented Covid-19 wave. Photo: Kyodo
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