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N Korea reports 15 more 'fever' deaths amid Covid outbreak
By Sunghee Hwang
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Seoul, May 15, 2022 (AFP) - North Korea on Sunday reported 15 additional deaths from "fever", days after officially confirming its first-ever Covid-19 cases and ordering nationwide lockdowns.
The outbreak, which leader Kim Jong Un has said is causing "great upheaval", leaves a country with one of the world's worst healthcare systems on the edge of potential disaster.

 

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