2 weeks NKorea new virus claim raises doubts Manilatimes |World
AS a second wave of coronavirus cases threaten countries in the northern hemisphere, experts keeping track of pandemic were alarmed that North Korea was complicating the global efforts against the present health crisis by its lack of transparency. On October 10, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said in a public address that there were no Covid-19 cases in his country, a claim doubted by many. Kim made the claim in an address at the 75th anniversary of the Worker’s Party. Official video footage showed him joining a parade not wearing a face mask and kissing children as they gave ... more