[Corée du Nord] Ruling Party Lecturers Admit COVID-19 is Spreading in North Korea, Contradicting Official Claims

Auteurs : Jieun Kim for RFA’s Korean Service. Translated by Leejin Jun. Written in English by Eugene Whong.

Production : Radio Free Asia (RFA). Radio Free Asia is a private, nonprofit corporation. RFA is funded through an annual grant from the United States Agency for Global Media, an independent U.S. agency.

Diffusion : site de RFA en anglais.

Date : 17 avril 2020.

Authorities in North Korea have been telling citizens in public lectures that there were confirmed coronavirus cases within the reclusive country’s borders as early as late March, contradicting Pyongyang’s claims that it remains free of the epidemic that has spread to all of its neighbors, RFA has learned.

Source : Jieun Kim et al., “Ruling Party Lecturers Admit COVID-19 is Spreading in North Korea, Contradicting Official Claims”, RFA, 17/04/2020. URL : https://www.rfa.org/english/news/korea/confirmed-coronavirus-04172020192920.html (consulté le 19/04/2020).

Photo “à la une” : Offices at the Phyongchon District People’s Hospital are disinfected to help curb the spread of the coronavirus on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Pyongyang, North Korea. © RFA


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