North Korea’s Kim Claims ‘Victory’ Over Covid

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has declared “victory” over Covid-19 and ordered preventive measures eased just three months after acknowledging an outbreak, claiming the country’s widely disputed success would be recognized as a global health miracle.

His sister, Kim Yo Jong, blamed the latest Covid outbreak on South Korea and promised retaliation.

“We have cleared out the virus spread by the South Korean scum,” she said in a speech.

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