State media claims the country's "fever" outbreak has entered a "phase of stability," reporting the lowest fatality rate in the world by some margin.
Local authorities promised to investigate, but there is no sign that Beijing is relenting on its zero-COVID doctrine.
Simon Parry was placed in mental health care after making threats against politicians. Now his fellow conspiracists are waging a campaign to "free" him from the clutches of a government they believe is hellbent on silencing him and other truthers.
Pouring one out for the clown of Westminster.
North Korean state media blamed leaflets sent via balloons by activists from the South for spreading COVID across the country. South Korea says there’s “no possibility” this is true.
Despite COVID-19 restrictions lifting around the world, many would rather stay home to nap or bedazzle their flower pots.
Experts fear the 3-day Better Way Conference, which is a veritable who’s who of global anti-vax influencers, may lead to deeper radicalisation within the scene.
Carefully managed images portray a country that’s calm and in control, but experts say it's on the brink of a full-blown humanitarian disaster.
This time last week, North Korea was still claiming to be one of three COVID-free countries worldwide. Now it’s facing a public health catastrophe.
More than 86,000 meatpacking workers have contracted COVID and more than 400 have died since the beginning of the pandemic.
Experts told VICE World News the outbreak is very likely COVID, with fears of “mass death” as the virus ravages the country’s unvaccinated and malnourished population.
Experts are worried the hermit kingdom could become the epicentre of new COVID variants, as Kim Jong Un orders the nation into lockdown.