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Why North Korea’s Anti-Coronavirus Efforts Are so Terrifying

This article was written by IWP alumna Patricia Schouker. 

Too little, too late?

On March 21, 2020, Pyongyang fired two short range missiles towards the Sea of Japan. According to the South Korean army, the two missiles were launched from North Pyongan province in the west of the country. Seoul deemed the launches as “extremely unwelcoming given the plight the world faces as a result of COVID-19.” However, to this date, North Korea has not officially reported any contamination from the virus on its soil.