South Korea says North Korea tried to hack its coronavirus vaccine developers

South Korea’s intelligence agency foiled North Korean attempts to hack into South Korean companies developing coronavirus vaccines, lawmakers said on Friday. Ha Tae-keung, a member of the parliamentary intelligence committee, … Read More

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 lifts lockdown in border town after coronavirus threat passes

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lifted a three week lockdown in the city of Kaesong and nearby areas, after a man who defected to the South returned to the … Read More

Test results ‘inconclusive’ for North Korea’s 1st suspected coronavirus case: WHO

North Korea’s test results for a man suspected of being the country’s first coronavirus case were inconclusive, though authorities have quarantined more than 3,635 primary and secondary contacts, a World … 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

Here’s which countries are still not reporting coronavirus cases — and why

The novel coronavirus pandemic has spread to every continent of the world except Antarctica, with over 3.3 million confirmed cases and more than 230,000 deaths. Yet over a dozen nations … Read More