North Korea claims dust from China carries coronavirus, warns people to stay inside

North Korea has warned its citizens to stay indoors, saying seasonal yellow dust blowing in from China might carry the new coronavirus into the country. “As the new coronavirus infections … Read More

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un calls for readiness against coronavirus, typhoon

In a rare display of urgency, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held his third high-level political conference in as many weeks, where he raised alarm about the nation’s coronavirus … Read More

North Korea inspects border after defector returns from South with coronavirus symptoms

North Korea’s nominal head of state inspected the locked down border town Kaesong after a defector suspected of having the coronavirus returned from South Korea, said state media, signaling serious … Read More

North Korea declares emergency in border town over suspected coronavirus case

SEOUL – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared an emergency and a lockdown in a border town after a person suspected of being infected with the novel coronavirus returned … Read More

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