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Russia ships rapid coronavirus diagnosis equipment to North Korea: MFA

Russia ships rapid coronavirus diagnosis equipment to North Korea: MFA

1500 kits intended to help improve DPRK's ability to "prevent the spread of the disease," Moscow says

Russia ships rapid coronavirus diagnosis equipment to North Korea: MFA
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham February 26, 2020
MSF granted sanctions exemption for North Korea coronavirus prevention work

MSF granted sanctions exemption for North Korea coronavirus prevention work

NGO gets the all-clear to bring personal protective equipment, diagnostic equipment into DPRK

MSF granted sanctions exemption for North Korea coronavirus prevention work
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 25, 2020
Coronavirus may affect upcoming U.S.-ROK military exercises, defense chiefs say

Coronavirus may affect upcoming U.S.-ROK military exercises, defense chiefs say

"The situation is quite serious," South Korean defense minister Jeong Kyeong-doo tells press at the Pentagon

Coronavirus may affect upcoming U.S.-ROK military exercises, defense chiefs say
Jacob Fromer
Jacob Fromer February 25, 2020
NGO granted permission to bring South Korean medical equipment into North
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NGO granted permission to bring South Korean medical equipment into North

SAM Care International set to bring goods worth $179,673 into DPRK, letter reveals

NGO granted permission to bring South Korean medical equipment into North
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham February 24, 2020
IFRC wins sanctions exemption for North Korea coronavirus prevention work

IFRC wins sanctions exemption for North Korea coronavirus prevention work

Red Cross to send 10,000 test kits, 10,000 pairs of gloves, and 4,000 masks to DPRK, letter shows

IFRC wins sanctions exemption for North Korea coronavirus prevention work
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 23, 2020
Ask a North Korean: what is the healthcare system in the DPRK really like?

Ask a North Korean: what is the healthcare system in the DPRK really like?

"How much money a patient has determines whether they live or die"

Ask a North Korean: what is the healthcare system in the DPRK really like?
Tae-il Shim February 21, 2020
North Korea calls off upcoming Pyongyang marathon amid coronavirus fears

North Korea calls off upcoming Pyongyang marathon amid coronavirus fears

Annual event was set to go ahead on April 12

North Korea calls off upcoming Pyongyang marathon amid coronavirus fears
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham February 21, 2020
Amid North Korea coronavirus shutdown, ambassador says diplomatic work on hold

Amid North Korea coronavirus shutdown, ambassador says diplomatic work on hold

DPRK has been "completely isolated," Russia's top in-country diplomat writes

Amid North Korea coronavirus shutdown, ambassador says diplomatic work on hold
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim February 21, 2020
Why the DPRK’s subpar healthcare system may be its biggest threat to the region
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Why the DPRK’s subpar healthcare system may be its biggest threat to the region

North Korean unpreparedness to deal with a pandemic could undermine regime rule and create internal instability

Why the DPRK’s subpar healthcare system may be its biggest threat to the region
Kevin Shepard
Kevin Shepard February 20, 2020
United Nations still absent working banking channel to North Korea
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United Nations still absent working banking channel to North Korea

Last time UN was able to remit cash to agencies working in DPRK was 2018

United Nations still absent working banking channel to North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll February 20, 2020