February 06, 2023

North Korean factories taking “emergency” steps to increase face mask production

DPRK also using "our style" disinfectant to fight coronavirus spread, state media claims

Several clothing factories in North Korea are taking "emergency measures" to increase the production of face masks, ruling party organ the Rodong Sinmun reported on Wednesday.

The news comes as North Korea continues to strengthen quarantine measures against the virus, which its state media has described as a matter of "national survival."