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Photos from Hyesan reveal the impact of disease control efforts

Two months have passed since North Korea shut down its borders to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) into the country from...

N. Korean soldiers die after suffering from fevers and breathing problems

Three soldiers guarding the Sino-North Korean border in Chagang Province recently died after suffering from fevers and breathing problems, Daily NK has learned.  All of...

N. Korea is acquiring face masks via official smuggling operations

North Korea has been acquiring face masks through smuggling operations across the Sino-North Korean border, Daily NK has learned. “The trade ministry continues to...

N. Korean officials say that COVID-19 can be beaten in one...

North Korean officials are suggesting that the country can "beat COVID-19" over the next month with exhaustive disease control efforts, Daily NK sources have...

Gifted students at Kim Il Sung University continue to take classes

Daily NK sources have reported that Kim Il Sung University, North Korea's most elite university, is holding "special education courses" for soon-to-be graduates of...

Novel coronavirus has killed 20+ North Koreans, sources

While North Korean authorities insist via state media that there are no people infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, Daily NK...

N. Korean man dies of COVID-19 infection-like symptoms

Some North Koreans living in North Pyongan Province suspect that the government is covering up the death of a man who recently died of...

N. Korea provides face masks to leaders in the “top 1%”

North Korea is providing domestically-manufactured face masks made out of cloth to high-level government officials, Daily NK sources have reported. "The central command center for...

Kim Jong Un orders more vigilance to prevent avian flu outbreak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered his government to strengthen disease control measures to prevent an outbreak of avian flu, Daily NK...

Sources: N. Korea to reject US humanitarian support for coronavirus outbreak

North Korea has already decided to reject any humanitarian support offered by the US to combat the novel coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, Daily...

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