December 07, 2023

North Korea issues new e-book to assist with coronavirus diagnosis, treatment

Electronic leaflet reportedly aimed at providing citizens with an "accurate understanding" of COVID-19

North Korean authorities recently published a new e-book answering commonly-asked questions on COVID-19, the country's ruling party daily said on Tuesday, including how citizens can prevent infection and self-diagnose if they believe they may have picked up the novel coronavirus.

The e-book, titled "Collection of Q&A on common sense knowledge regarding the novel coronavirus infection," was written by researchers and teachers of the Pyongyang Medical University and produced by the Agency of People's Health, according to an article carried by the Rodong Sinmun.