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Josh Smith: It seems to be less about denial and more about lack of testing

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Tue, 17 May 2022, 5:51pm
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Josh Smith: It seems to be less about denial and more about lack of testing

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Tue, 17 May 2022, 5:51pm

So, North Korea are in the middle a major Covid-19 outbreak. 

With more than a million people now sick with what officials are calling a 'fever'. 

Limiting testing capacity has meant that only a few cases have been confirmed as actual Covid. 

Kim Jong-Un has also imposed a strict lockdown and more than 600,000 people receiving medical treatment. 

Josh Smith, Reuters senior correspondent covering North Korea, joined Heather du Plessis-Allan. 

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