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N Korea declares victory over COVID; blames S Korea for outbreak

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By Hyonhee Shin and Josh Smith

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Lol

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And just like that, it was gone. Lol

Does this guy really think that the world believes a single word from his lips?

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North Korea does not need and does not report anything, just propaganda reuters news

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Great news!! all these Commie and authoritarian countries still think they can beat a virus.....

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The virus was almost certainly introduced to North Korea by its source, the Chinese, with whom they do a huge amount of cross-border trade.

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Yea...South Korea gave them Covid. Sure. What a deranged country.

Well if they did get it from Soith Korea, South Korea got it from China like we all did.

Why doesn't Kim blame Xi?

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Does this guy really think that the world believes a single word from his lips?

Kim is little different from the globe's other dictators and dictator-wannabes. His father and grandfather, thanks to Stalin and Mao, set up a cult with followers who believe his every word, he allows no opposition, just like his predecessors. He controls information and media, which is typical of most authoritarian regimes. And there are politicians in 'western' democracies who claim if they win an election they will rule as a dictator, and their cult members cheer on their attempts to weaken democracy and hope he will do that.

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Someone have mercy and buy those brainwashed ones a simple world map. Wuhan is located in China, not in South Korea.

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Who knows? Maybe the KCIA spread those virus in North Korea by infiltrating through sending "Anti Communist Propaganda Ballons" attached with virus. The South Korean used to attach 1 US dollars in these ballons to award the North Koreans. And those South Koreans who sent the balloons were infected with Covid!

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blames S Korea for outbreak

Comic relief!

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She did not elaborate on Kim's health, but blamed leaflets from South Korea found near the border for causing the outbreak.

Hilarious.

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"Even though he was seriously ill with a high fever, he could not lie down for a moment thinking about the people he had to take care of until the end in the face of the anti-epidemic war," she said in remarks at a meeting on Wednesday to review the country's anti-epidemic responses.

He sure gets his lying skills from donald, no wonder he wrote him love letters!!!

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Yeah, it's all the tourists from South Korea flocking to bask in the glory of the North ahead of Chuseok. It's like Japan blaming it on foreigners still.

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Lil' Kim must have missed where the virus originated - China.

News from outside dictatorships does get in. They've been including flash drives full of news, articles, music and videos (TV, movies, dramas) for years in the stuff floated over to NK. It is a mix of all sorts of things so that all NKs will be willing to take the chance and look it over. Humans like to know what other humans are doing, especially if they are related like NK and SK are.

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Meanwhile, for a more rational analysis of the Covid-19 situation in DPRK:

https://www.38north.org/2022/08/north-korean-covid-19-fever-data-tracker/

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