September 29, 2020

In COVID-19 fight, North Koreans told to avoid alcohol and unapproved medicines

DPRK TV bulletin also tells citizens to frequently change out masks and boost immunity with folk remedies

North Korean state television on Monday evening informed citizens of new findings on preventing infections from the COVID-19 disease, including instructions to not drink alcohol or take medicine without a doctor’s approval.

Citizens were also told not to use the same face mask for an extended period and to frequently use new ones, as well as to eat certain foods considered to help improve the body’s immune system.