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State Anti-epidemic Foundation Consolidated in DPRK

Korean Central News Agency of DPRK

Pyongyang, August 24 (KCNA) -- Units and sectors strive to radically strengthen the state anti-epidemic foundation by signally enhancing sci-tech power throughout the country.

After making an exact analysis of improved anti-epidemic capacity in regions, the State Emergency Epidemic Prevention Headquarters takes measures to intensify the cooperation and contact among sectors and units by putting the main stress on the role of scientific research institutes and to consolidate the overall anti-epidemic fortress in a material and technical way.

Research is intensified to improve the performance of Korean-style nucleic acid test equipment, scientifically estimate the change of antibody titer and confirm immunity.

Medical workers of the Pyongyang University of Medicine Hospital, the Koryo Medicine General Hospital and the Korea General Red Cross Hospital further perfect the methods for treating aftereffects of COVID-19 based on clinical characteristics of the fever cases in different regions.

Research on new pandemics spreading worldwide and the work for establishing database are concretely conducted and relevant guides relating to the nucleic acid test method for monkeypox virus are distributed quickly to emergency anti-epidemic units at all levels.

Intensified is the work to separate and identify the malignant virus and the disinfection to thoroughly block and eradicate the spread of pandemic. -0-

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