Seoul to Offer Vaccines to Help North Korea Tackle Covid Outbreak

SEOUL — South Korea says it will provide a vaccine to help prevent a nationwide outbreak of Covid-19 in unvaccinated North Korea, President Yoon Suk-yeol’s first major outreach to Pyongyang since taking office this week.

North Korea reported its first confirmed death from Covid-19 on Friday, after saying there had been no case in more than two years. More than 350,000 people have contracted a fever that state media said “has spread nationwide” since late April, and at least one in six people who have died has tested positive for the BA.2 variant. Omicrons of viruses.

https://www.wsj.com/articles/seoul-to-offer-vaccines-to-help-north-korea-tackle-covid-outbreak-11652431748 Seoul to Offer Vaccines to Help North Korea Tackle Covid Outbreak

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