• Kim Jong Un admits North Korea's COVID-19 outbreak is a 'great disaster'

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    North Koreas leader Kim Jong Un appearing in a face mask on television for the first time on May 12, 2022 after the country confirmed its first-ever COVID-19 cases. Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images
    Kim Jong Un said that North Korea's COVID-19 outbreak is the greatest "turmoil" since its founding.
    North Korea said on Saturday that there were over half a million cases of "fever" in recent weeks.
    The country is especially at risk due to its under-resourced health system and unvaccinated population.
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said that the country's COVID-19 outbreak is a "great...
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