North Korea faces a coronavirus crisis
Q: Impoverished, malnourished and unvaccinated, North Korea is reporting its “first” outbreak of covid-19 and said last week that 1.5 million of its people were suffering from the “fever.” Where is North Korea?
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Q: The United Nations says 40 percent of North Korea’s 25 million people are considered malnourished. What family has ruled the nation for more than 75 years?
Q: Most hospitals in North Korea are poorly equipped and lack a reliable supply of electricity and heating – except for certain hospitals serving the nation’s elite in the capital city of ...
Q: While his totalitarian regime has ignored outside offers of covid vaccines and other medical aid, Kim Jong-un criticized officials for their “immature” responses to the epidemic. While it says it is now turning out medicines and medical equipment “in a lightning way,” the government has spent most of its money on what?
A. Food production
B. Goods for the elite
C. Military expenses
D. Export products
Q: Kim ordered his government to learn from the “success” of its top ally in battling covid-19. What is North Korea’s biggest trading partner and benefactor?
D. South Korea
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