UN ‘deeply concerned’ by rapid spread of Covid in North Korea – BBC News

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The United Nations Human Rights Office has said that it is deeply concerned about the apparent rapid transmission of Covid in North Korea.

It believes around 700,000 people are ill with the virus, and that the country’s health care system is not equipped to cope.

The country has done little to prepare, and has no vaccination programme.

BBC correspondent Jean Mackenzie is in Seoul.

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