Missiles over medicine

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Missiles over medicine Cartoon by Rebel Pepper
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has mobilized military forces to distribute vaccines, as the reclusive country departed from official denial and acknowledged a widening outbreak of COVID-19. Many of the country's nearly 26 million people have weakened immune systems from chronic malnourishment and a lack of medical supplies – the result critics say of Kim's spending most of his revenue on weapons systems that destabilize the region.


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