North Korea suggests traditional medicines for dealing with COVID

North Korea suggests traditional medicines for dealing with COVID

Due to a lack of access to efficient anti-viral medications, North Korea is battling the spreading of Covid in an unprotected population. People are being told to attempt alternative treatments like sipping herbal tea and gargling with salt water. To try to protect itself from the epidemic, the nation locked its borders in the early…

North Korea set to declare COVID19 victory a month after admitting it has positive cases

North Korea set to declare COVID19 victory a month after admitting it has positive cases

Barely a month after it admitted to COVID-19 infections in the country, after 2 years of steadfast denials, North Korea may be getting ready to announce victory over the virus.  As far as state media declarations go, the country has managed to avoid deaths in huge numbers despite having one of the most horrid healthcare…

There’s a Reason Kim Jong-un Wants Us to Know About North Korea’s Covid Outbreak

There’s a Reason Kim Jong-un Wants Us to Know About North Korea’s Covid Outbreak

Even though it has been more than two years since North Korea was able to keep Covid out, the country continues to reject vaccines, claiming that they are unnecessary. That all changed a month ago. North Korea’s state-run media reported that a “explosive” fever was spreading across the country. The entire country went into a…

North Korea Calls Covid Vaccines “Immortal Potion Of Love” From Kim Jong Un: Report

North Korea Calls Covid Vaccines “Immortal Potion Of Love” From Kim Jong Un: Report

During North Korea’s first COVID-19 vaccination campaign, supreme leader Kim Jong Un proclaimed that the vaccines were an “immortal potion of love” he had given to his people. Through passing vehicles, North Korean leader Kim’s Jong-voice was heard at vaccination sites, according to The Daily Star. The recent outbreak of Covid has prompted North Korea…

North Korea reports 79,100 more cases of fever, and one new death amid Covid wave

North Korea reports 79,100 more cases of fever, and one new death amid Covid wave

North Korea’s coronavirus outbreak has infected 79,100 people with one fatality, state television reported Saturday. Since last month’s state of emergency and statewide lockdown, the isolated country has been combating a Covid-19 outbreak, fueling fears of vaccination, medical supply, and food crisis. North Korea has issued a stay-at-home order since Tuesday, claiming “suspected flu symptoms”…

WHO Says Covid ‘Getting Worse’ in N Korea But Kim Feels Taking Aid is an ‘Evil Plan’

WHO Says Covid ‘Getting Worse’ in N Korea But Kim Feels Taking Aid is an ‘Evil Plan’

Despite recent assertions from North Korea that the coronavirus outbreak there is subsiding, a top World Health Organization expert claimed the sickness is “becoming worse, not better.” “We have genuine hurdles in obtaining access to the raw data and to the actual situation on the ground,” WHO emergency chief Dr. Mike Ryan said at a…

North Korea Covid-19 Outbreak ‘Getting Worse’, Says WHO

North Korea Covid-19 Outbreak ‘Getting Worse’, Says WHO

The World Health Organization is concerned that the situation with Covid-19 in North Korea is “getting worse, not better.” The WHO has not received any sensitive information about the viral outbreak in North Korea, therefore Dr. Mike Ryan, the organization’s emergency chief, requested additional information from the country’s authorities.  Two years after stating North Korea…

North Korea Moves to Soften Curbs Amid Doubts Over COVID-19 Counts

North Korea Moves to Soften Curbs Amid Doubts Over COVID-19 Counts

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and other top officials met on Sunday, according to state media, to consider easing stringent anti-epidemic rules while continuing highly contested claims that the country’s first COVID-19 outbreak is fading. The North’s Politburo meeting appears to indicate that it may soon lift a series of draconian curbs enforced after…

North Korea COVID Situation Remains a Mystery, Despite Disclosure of Some Cases

North Korea COVID Situation Remains a Mystery, Despite Disclosure of Some Cases

North Korea argued for more than two years, as COVID-19 decimated the world, that it had never had a coronavirus infection. Mid-May, North Korea announced a surge in suspected cases and deployed the military to respond to a “serious national disaster.” Foreign governments and humanitarian organizations believed the North Korean outbreak had gotten so bad…

North Korea says its COVID outbreak is now under control. But is it?

North Korea says its COVID outbreak is now under control. But is it?

Before May 12, a number of specialists had serious reservations about North Korea’s assertions that it did not have a single instance of COVID-19. On that day, however, the nation modified its tale and admitted that it had its first epidemic of the disease, although it did not identify the number of cases. On the…

China Finds New Covid Cases in Cities on North Korea Border

China Finds New Covid Cases in Cities on North Korea Border

Following the finding of at least 16 instances of Covid-19 infections in areas near North Korea, which is currently dealing with the worst medical emergencies it has faced in years, China has issued a warning that Covid-19 infections could spread over the entire mainland of China. On Thursday, the authorities identified seven infections in the…

North Korea reports no new deaths for 3rd day amid COVID-19 outbreak

North Korea reports no new deaths for 3rd day amid COVID-19 outbreak

On Thursday, North Korea announced no new COVID-19 deaths for the third day in a row but added over 105,000 new suspected cases to their coronavirus outbreak. According to the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), which cited data from the state emergency epidemic prevention headquarters, 105,500 people displayed symptoms of “fever,” although no deaths…

WHO verifying North Korea’s Covid-19 data amid outbreak: Report

WHO verifying North Korea’s Covid-19 data amid outbreak: Report

According to a report released by the UN agency on Wednesday, the WHO is analyzing alleged Covid-19 data supplied by North Korea after the reclusive government shared similar information on its virus epidemic. According to WHO’s latest regional Covid-19 situation report, more than 1.62 million persons with fever and 23 deaths were reported to the…

North Korea says virus situation ‘under control’

North Korea says virus situation ‘under control’

North Korea reported less than 200,000 new patients with fever symptoms for the third consecutive day on Tuesday, indicating a “stable” downward trend in its first confirmed COVID-19 outbreak. The COVID wave, declared on May 12, has fueled fears in the country of 25 million about a lack of vaccines, inadequate medical infrastructure, and a…

Covid in North Korea: No response to US vaccine offer

Covid in North Korea: No response to US vaccine offer

In the midst of North Korea’s fight against its first acknowledged outbreak, Vice President Joe Biden stated that the regime has not reacted to an offer of COVID vaccines made by the United States. According to reports from the country’s state media, approximately 2.5 million individuals in North Korea have become ill with a “fever,”…