Tag Archives: Covid-19

COVID-19 prevention continues.

Despite the fact that there is currently no case of Covid-19 detected in the DPRK, preventive measures are still being intensively developed. These measures, instead of decreasing their intensity, which could lead to an unwanted relaxation, are currently being intensified to prevent the entry of cases by a new wave of the virus. For example, […]

“Hand Hygiene for All”

October 15 is the Global Handwashing Day (GHD). The 2020 GHD theme is “Hand Hygiene for All”. According to data, millions of children across the world suffer from diarrhea and pneumonia and even lose their lives due to the diseases. Such diseases are mainly caused by pathogens that are transmitted into human body through hands. […]

Candidate Vaccine for COVID-19 Developed in DPRK

The Medical Biology Institute under the Academy of Medical Science in the DPRK succeeded in developing a recombinant subunit vaccine for COVID-19. The vaccine is designed on the basis of gene sequence of virus spike protein which binds Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme 2 (ACE2), the receptor for SARS-CoV-2. The safety and immunogenicity of the vaccine was verified […]