December 07, 2023

Pyongyang claims to invent cure for MERS

North's intention behind claim dubious - South Korean clinical pharmacy professor

North Korea claimed to have developed a cure for MERS and other viral infections, the Korean Central News Agency reported Friday.

Choi Chang Sik, the chief researcher at the Public Health Administration Lab in the North's Ministry of Public Health told state media that North Korea’s Kumdang-2 injection can cure many immunity-related disease such as MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus).