North Korea reports more fevers as Kim claims virus progress

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North Korea has said over 200,000 more people are showing fevers symptoms across its unvaccinated population the announcement comes as leader Kim Jong-un claimed progress in fighting a largely undiagnosed spread of COVID-19 The leader also hinted at easing virus restrictions to try to bolster a failing economy the outbreak has triggered international concern about serious tragedies in a poor and isolated country that has one of the world's worst healthcare systems experts believe North Korea is downplaying the true scale of the spread to soften the political blow on Kim Jong-un I am Karen

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