Disinfection checks take place in North Korea
31 October 2020 | 9:00 am
Images of disinfection checkpoints on the outskirts of North Korea's eastern resort town of Wonsan. North Korea closed its borders eight months ago to try to protect against the coronavirus, which first emerged in neighbouring China, and has yet to confirm a single case.
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