September 25, 2020

MSF, UNICEF coronavirus-related medical supplies arrive in North Korea

Arrival of PPE follows sanctions exemptions in late February, reasons for delay unknown

Update at 1100 KST on 03/31: This article has been updated to include further details provided by the MSF spokesperson.

Medical supplies provided by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) intended for assisting North Korea in dealing with a potential outbreak of the COVID-19 virus recently arrived in the country, the organizations confirmed on Monday.