November 21, 2019

North Korea ranks third-to-last in new global health security index
DPRK’s preparedness for a disease outbreak ranks among worst in the world, study says
North Korea’s ability to withstand a major infectious disease outbreak ranks among the worst in the world, according to a new global public health study made public in recent days. The study, conducted jointly by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the nonprofit Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI), highlighted the DPRK’s severe lack of public health infrastructure, trained