North Korea’s COVID controls worsened food crisis, report says | Business and Economy News

Pyongyang has substantially ramped up border security since January 2020, according to satellite images. North Korea has substantially ramped up border restrictions during the COVID pandemic, worsening severe shortages of…

Widespread disbelief over N. Korea’s tiny COVID death rate

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — According to North Korea, its fight against COVID-19 has been impressive: About 3.3 million people have been reported sick with fevers, but only 69 have…

North Korea’s covid outbreak: What you need to know

Placeholder while article actions load SEOUL — The coronavirus pandemic has finally penetrated North Korea, an impoverished country with a fragile health-care system and no vaccine program. If the figures…

What we know (and don’t know) about North Korea’s Covid outbreak

North Korea reported 21 more deaths and 174,440 new “fever cases” Friday, according to state media KCNA, though it did not specify how many of the deaths and cases were…

Industrial discharge is the dominant mercury source in Korea’s west coast — ScienceDaily

Minamata, a British film released in 2021, is a drama based on the true story of an American photographer documenting how the citizens of Minamata, Japan, became ill due to…