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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...

N. Korea has quarantined 865 suspected COVID-19 cases

North Korea has quarantined at least 865 people showing symptoms of COVID-19 infections in government-designated facilities across the country, Daily NK has learned. A report...

Source: Dozens recently died at two Pyongsong hospitals

Dozens of people in two South Pyongan Province hospitals recently died after suffering symptoms similar to those caused by COVID-19 infections, Daily NK has...

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...

Chagang Province residents turn to bottled water following water pollution incident

Many Chagang Province residents are buying water from a bottled water plant in Kanggye after an incident involving water pollution at Lake Rangrim in...

N. Korea orders schools to follow strict disease prevention rules

North Korean authorities recently issued an order instructing the country’s schools to be thoroughly sterilized and for disease control measures to be implemented ahead...

Chronic illness sufferers face dire shortages of medicines

The severe shortage of medicines in North Korea following the shutdown of the country’s borders in late January is causing concern among sufferers of...

Chagang Province locality experiences COVID-19 “false alarm”

A case of paratyphoid fever in Wiwon County, Chagang Province, in mid-April sparked local concern about a potential COVID-19 outbreak, even leading to the...

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...

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