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North Korea abruptly stops importing COVID containment goods from China

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2022
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((Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP))

North Korea abruptly stopped importing COVID-19 prevention and control products from China in May, trade data released by Beijing showed, after the country bought face masks and ventilators from its neighbor in previous months.

Daily new cases of fever in North Korea, as reported by its state news agency, KCNA, have been declining since the reclusive country first acknowledged in mid-May that it was fighting a COVID-19 outbreak. However, how many of those cases tested positive for the coronavirus has yet to be revealed.

North Korea did not import any face masks,...

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