A bridge connecting China and North Korea in Dandong. File photo: AP A bridge connecting China and North Korea in Dandong. File photo: AP
A bridge connecting China and North Korea in Dandong. File photo: AP

Coronavirus fears in North Korea as closed China border deals blow to economy

  • Poor health systems and the shutting of transport links with China, whom the North relies on for trade, is leaving the nation vulnerable, observers say
  • Meanwhile, there are doubts over the true tally of confirmed infections in North Korea, which has yet to report a single case

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A bridge connecting China and North Korea in Dandong. File photo: AP A bridge connecting China and North Korea in Dandong. File photo: AP
A bridge connecting China and North Korea in Dandong. File photo: AP
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