World Health Organisation warns COVID-19 may spread rapidly in North Korea | The World

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More than one million people in North Korea have been infected with what the country’s calling a “fever”, days after its leader admitted that it was struggling with a COVID outbreak. Kim Jong-Un has also blasted health officials over slow medicine deliveries, and ordered the military to step in. Robert Kelly, professor of political science at Busan University in South Korea, tells The World desperation is making the secretive state speak out about their outbreak.

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