North Korea opens doors for coronavirus vaccines

Monday, March 8, 2021 - 4:49pm

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International organizations are starting to send billions of doses of COVID-19 vaccines to poor countries. One of them is North Korea, which claims to have zero coronavirus infections. Not many outside observers believe what North Korea reports. Early in the pandemic, the country sealed its borders and refused humanitarian aid from outside the country. But now, North Korean officials are expected to make an exception to receive some coronavirus vaccines. Jason Strother reports.