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N. Korean authorities sound the alarm following avian flu outbreak

North Korean authorities recently ordered the strengthening of animal disease control measures following the “sudden” deaths of animals by avian flu at a number...

N. Korea’s 1st Corps faces paratyphoid fever outbreak

North Korea's 1st Corps is suffering from a major outbreak of paratyphoid fever, Daily NK has learned. The 1st Corps is stationed in Kangwon Province...

N. Korea stresses measures to prevent the spread of infectious diseases

North Korean authorities recently handed down orders aimed at preventing both the spread of COVID-19 and other contagious diseases such as paratyphoid fever, typhoid...

Eighty ostriches recently died at the Pyongyang Ostrich Farm

North Korean authorities recently launched an investigation into the recent mass death of around 80 female ostriches at the Pyongyang Ostrich Farm, Daily NK...

N. Korea’s Kilju County faces possible outbreak of COVID-19

Officials in North Hamgyong Province’s Kilju County have recently set up a quarantine facility to house a large number of people who are suffering...

African Swine Fever strikes pigs at N. Korean livestock farm

The mass death of livestock at a farm in North Korea’s Kangwon Province has led government officials to take urgent action to prevent the...

African Swine Fever takes its toll again on N. Korea’s pigs

African Swine Fever (ASF) has once again spread in some parts of North Korea, Daily NK has learned.  “Livestock disease prevention authorities are on high...

Fever outbreak in Ryanggang Province sparks fears of COVID-19

A fever outbreak in Taehongdan County, Ryanggang Province, has sparked fears of the spread of COVID-19 in the area, Daily NK has learned. “There were...

N. Korean officials tell population to use “salt water” to contain...

North Korean officials are telling people in the country to use "salt water” to disinfect their hands and surfaces in their homes and workplaces,...

Explaining reports of COVID-19 infections deep inside N. Korea

North Korean authorities are working hard to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) into the country, but Daily NK sources speculate that...

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