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Wow, shifting the blame! Very cowardly thing for a leader to do, especially wen his people are so poor so he can be rich.

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Army to distribute medicine? Sinds when did they have medicine for covid? I wouldn't be surprise if the army was send there to actually forcefully contain it at all cost.

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Sounds like it's time to make the DPRK Great Again

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Army to distribute medicine? Sinds when did they have medicine for covid? I wouldn't be surprise if the army was send there to actually forcefully contain it at all cost.

Yes in NK they have such a thing.

It needs the army to administer it using an AK47 at the first sign of covid symptoms.

Once this "treatment" is "administered" it is followed by a disinfection process using large ovens.

At least that is what I can guess will be the method.

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A Taiwanese initiative to advise and assist with a rollout of vaccinations to the most vulnerable may have a affectations result in fostering good will with North Korea by sharing their success stories in COVID-19 management as a way of softening the heart, bridge the divide and serve to negate the impetus towards further arms development.

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If there is one thing I know about NK it's that all the members of the cabinet along with the public service workers will follow the Dear Leader's instructions to the word. If their performance has been inadequate there is only one person to blame.

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@Mike

As if vaccines help against Omicron..

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Kim has previously said the country will "actively learn" from China's pandemic management strategy, according to KCNA.

Unfortunate that better examples of control of the variants will not be followed, then again if your only tool is authoritarianism then that is what is going to be used to solve everything.

As if vaccines help against Omicron..

According to evidence from all over the world they do, people do better against Omicron when vaccinated.

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He is disconnected from reality if he thought he could wave his hand and make the pandemic under control and mobilize the response to a pandemic going from idle to full throttle in even less time.

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egads man!

As you say, "He is disconnected from reality."

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Can't afford to buy, produce or distribute much medicine if you're launching billion dollar missiles ever few days, can you? You'd better turn your finger back towards you, Rocket Man.

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@HBJ… if they failed to follow his lead as he’s infallible.

Time for the AAA lessons.

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Despicable little Rocket Man has failed to provide any basic health care or preventative measures for his people. Other nations such as South Korea have offered free vaccines, all refused by Kim.

Pity the millions of weak and malnourished people there who will are now at risk of debilitating illness and death. I wish a swift end to Little Rocket Man, his disgusting sister and his entire family.

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At least he wears a mask

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Deploying the army is another stupid move (behind not accepting vaccinations). Aside from not having any effective medicine to to distribute did he not get the message that it is the army spreading the disease after their super-spreader parades.

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North Korea, South Korea, Russia, CCP China... too much Pacific

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If little kim spends as much time managing COVID as he does playing with his HANABI missiles may be with a little bit of luck Omicron would have made a U turn.

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"..playing with his HANABI missiles.."

You're not suggesting he is the only one doing it, and the only one failing to tackle covid.

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Everyone else is locked up but he's out looking for his favorite brand of imported cigarette

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In a sign of how serious the situation may be, Kim "strongly criticized" healthcare officials for what he called a botched response to epidemic prevention -- specifically a failure to keep pharmacies open 24/7 to distribute medicine.

Keeping them open 24/7 would not have helped much, if any.

You can not distribute medicine you do not have or is affordable to the ones who need it.

The failure to distribute medicine properly was "because officials of the cabinet and public health sector in charge of the supply have not rolled up their sleeves, not properly recognizing the present crisis," state media KCNA reported Kim said.

Who of them would stick up their heads to have it shot off or worse by criticizing the system ?

Kim, who visited pharmacies to inspect first hand, "strongly criticized the cabinet and public health sector for their irresponsible work attitude," KCNA said.

More like his double did the visiting

He also criticized lapses in official legal oversight, flagging "several negative phenomena in the nationwide handling and sale of medicines."

Does the normal working (slave) class have the money to pay for medicines ?

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If Lil Kim is criticizing everyone he should take the blame because after all he is the supreme ruler what he says goes. He refused help once before and now he has nothing but placing the blame on others. Kim Jong Un slammed North Korea's pandemic response and ordered the army to help distribute medicine. LMFAO how could he order to distribute something they don't have. The country said 50 people had died since first reporting an outbreak of COVID-19 I think this is totally UNDER reported considering 1,213,550 cases of "fever" and over half a million people are currently receiving medical treatment. This is what happens when you have a fool making foolish decisions. I guess in previous picture the fool would be walking around with no mask so he believed they didn't have any covid cases but seeing him in a mask one would assume he has finally came to his senses to see and believe this is real!!

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Ok Lil Kim thinks his army will defeat Covid. Is that his logic "I will deploy the Army' "!

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Is his army going to help save the population and vaccinate everyone or give them medicine?

or

Is he deploying the army to “eliminate” the sick?

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Reaping what you sowed Lil Kim

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When your the manger or the leader the buck stops with you. May this cause the downfall of little Kim.

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egads man!May 16  03:24 pm JST

He is disconnected from reality if he thought he could wave his hand and make the pandemic under control and mobilize the response to a pandemic going from idle to full throttle in even less time.

Ahhhh, shucks! RATS!!!! Kimmy's pissed. He likes to think that he's the Big Badass Boss Man of his nation, controlling everything that happens there. Now there's a CoVid-19 that's out of his control and he can't handle that! If he ain't careful it could infect him too and he knows it.

Kobe White Bar OwnerToday  01:28 am JST

When your the manger or the leader the buck stops with you. May this cause the downfall of little Kim.

> YrralMay 16  10:18 pm JST

Reaping what you sowed Lil Kim

Donald Trump's gross denials, lies and mismanagement (and other crap) made the US have over a half million dead from the virus, more than any other nation - even China and India, And it might've been a factor in him losing the 2020 election too.

Take a good look, Kimmyboy. You may be next in line.

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