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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. Korean woman arrested for using illicit drugs in Chongjin

A North Korean woman in her 50s was recently arrested in the city of Chongjin, North Hamgyong Province, for using illicit drugs to deal...

Sources: N. Korea has released some people from quarantine

Daily NK sources in Ryanggang Province have confirmed North Korean state media reports that some of the North Koreans quarantined between Feb. 1 and...

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...

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...

Sick N. Korean defector turned away from hospital in China

A North Korean defector in China recently went to a local hospital after suffering from COVID-19 infection-like symptoms but was sent back home without...

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...

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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