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Vulnerability of North Korean People to Coronavirus Outbreak
February 13, 2020

Press Statement
Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson

The United States is deeply concerned about the vulnerability of the North Korean people to a coronavirus outbreak. We strongly support and encourage the work of U.S. and international aid and health organizations to counter and contain the spread of coronavirus in the DPRK. The United States is ready and prepared to expeditiously facilitate the approval of assistance from these organizations.