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DPRK Works Hard to Prevent Novel Coronavirus Infection

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK

Date: 31/01/2020

Pyongyang, January 31 (KCNA) -- The central, provincial, city and county emergency anti-epidemic headquarters, which were established under the unified guidance of the Non-permanent Central Public Health Guidance Committee of the DPRK, have pushed ahead with the campaign to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

At the borders, harbors, airports, etc., officials of the Central Emergency Anti-epidemic Headquarters are taking the thoroughgoing anti-epidemic measures to prevent the virus from reaching the country by strengthening the hygienic and anti-epidemic work.

The National Hygienic and Anti-epidemic Center and the State Commission of Quality Management are checking up the health of members who return after business tour in foreign countries and inspecting and quarantining goods being delivered via the borders in a responsible way.

Public health institutions and medical workers nationwide have been waging a dynamic campaign for prophylactic treatment.

Medial workers of Pyongyang Medical College Hospital, Kim Man Yu Hospital, South Hamgyong Provincial People's Hospital, etc. are directing big efforts to intensifying the hygienic information service and the work for inspecting diseases to find cases with fever and cough on time and conduct correct diagnosis of them as well as to hospitalizing and separating them.

Officials of the Party and power organs in North Phyongan and North Hamgyong provinces and Nampho City, and other relevant areas adjacent to the borders and harbors are strengthening the hygienic information service to prevent the novel coronavirus infection and, at the same time, meticulously organizing the work for isolating and curing the cold cases and those suspected of infection on good time.

The nurseries across the country are intensifying the hygienic information service and control so that parents and nurses should enhance their responsibility and rule suited to constitutional characteristics of the children with weak immunity and thus take good care of their health daily. -0-

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