North Korea’s proclamation of COVID ‘victory’ only portends more suffering ahead
Kim regime focused on crafting propaganda wins rather than embracing solutions like vaccines that would help it open up
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “declared victory” Wednesday in his country’s first fight against a COVID-19 outbreak, proclaiming that the DPRK had “eradicated” the virus from within its borders thanks to its socialist system.
But all signs suggest that Kim isn’t telling the truth about the COVID-19 situation, and that means North Koreans are going to suffer even more in the coming months as their government shuns the solutions they most need.
COVID-19 is almost certainly still spreading in unvaccinated North Korea: Experts say the official death total of just 74 and state
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