Turning to folk remedies

2022.06.07
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Turning to folk remedies Cartoon by Rebel Pepper
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North Korea has declared a "maximum emergency" after acknowledging that COVID-19 is spreading among its population. With the capital Pyongyang monopolizing the country's limited medical supplies, rural citizens are turning to alternatives, including unproven traditional remedies such as dried deer blood, to cope with the pandemic.

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