[AP] What’s behind North Korea’s COVID-19 admission?

LINK: https://apnews.com/article/covid-health-seoul-south-korea-north-8d68bcdc4ee1669185ffb8fa2f4c2460 North Korea’s secretive nature makes it virtually impossible to figure out the true scale of its outbreak and how it will develop. Many North Koreans have adjusted to living with a troubled medical system and buying medicine privately, according to Ahn Kyung-su, head of DPRKHEALTH.ORG, a website focusing on health issues in North“[AP] What’s behind North Korea’s COVID-19 admission?” 계속 읽기

[TIME] COVID-19 Finally Slipped Through North Korea’s Borders. Here’s What to Know About the ‘Explosive’ Outbreak

LINK: https://time.com/6176459/covid-19-north-korea-outbreak North Korea’s two-year border closure has battered its economy, on top of the U.S.-led sanctions over the nuclear-armed country’s ballistic missile tests. But the hermit state may be welcoming more outside help now. Ahn Kyung-su of Seoul-based research center dprkhealth.org said North Korea’s announcement signals its need for international support and that it needs COVID-19“[TIME] COVID-19 Finally Slipped Through North Korea’s Borders. Here’s What to Know About the ‘Explosive’ Outbreak” 계속 읽기

[朝日新聞GLOBE+] 新型コロナの感染者発生を認めた北朝鮮、なぜ今「18万人が隔離や治療」とも

LINK: https://globe.asahi.com/article/14619231?iref=top_carousel_1 北朝鮮の保健医療事情に詳しい韓国の安景洙統一医療研究センター長は「中国も現在、徹底的なゼロコロナ政策を取っている。北朝鮮も市民を緊張させ、防疫措置を徹底させるためにあえて感染者の発生を発表したのではないか」と語る。 安景洙氏は「北朝鮮はワクチンよりも経口治療薬に関心があるようだ。今後、治療薬の支援を求めてくるのではないか」と話す。

[AP] North Korea confirms 1st COVID outbreak, Kim orders lockdown

LINK: https://apnews.com/article/covid-health-pandemics-south-korea-north-0e0cb1be7a3878a771124dcdcbdba06c Ahn Kyung-su, head of DPRKHEALTH.ORG, a website focusing on health issues in North Korea, said North Korea may want an international shipment of COVID-19 treatment pills. But he said the North’s admission of the outbreak is also likely designed to press its people harder to guard against the virus as China, which shares“[AP] North Korea confirms 1st COVID outbreak, Kim orders lockdown” 계속 읽기