KCNA: "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."
KCNA: "The central, provincial, city and county emergency anti-epidemic headquarters, which were established under the unified guidance of theCentral Public Health Guidance Committee of the DPRK, have pushed ahead with the campaign to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus."
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Wuhan Korea express - Descending for Gimpo International, Seoul
South Korea's 2nd chartered plane departs Wuhan with some 330 citizens aboard
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Korean Air coronavirus evacuation flight out from Wuhan
North Korea suspends all air and train routes with China, making desperate efforts to prevent the influx of novel coronavirus to the country. It declared that the hygenic & anti-epidemic system will be switched to a state emergency anti-epidemic one
South Korean plane leaves Wuhan, China with 367 citizens aboard: Yonhap
One of the new patients in South Korea had contact with the 3rd case, making it the country's first known case of human-to-human transmission - Yonhap
Yonhap: South Korea's foreign ministry says SK govt will send one chartered plane to Wuhan this evening
Yonhap: South Korea will quarantine citizens from Wuhan in two different locations south of Seoul
Under Secretary of Defense for Policy John Rood on the 55 boxes of remains from the Korean War that were provided by North Korea: "Thus far 43 US service members missing from the Korean War have been identified and more than 100 identifications are expected from those remains"
Seoul - More than half a million South Koreans have signed a petition calling for a ban on people from China entering the country, as Seoul announced on Tuesday it would evacuate citizens from the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak
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Seoul Metropolitan government upgrades response level of coronavirus and sent this mobile alert to Seoul residents. The most important thing at this point is to call 1339 to report any suspicious cases of this deadly virus. Seoul Korea
South Korean government is considering evacuating Korean citizens from Wuhan by arranging two charter flights. The Korean Consulate General in Wuhan confirms more than 400 Korean nationals saying they wanted to leave the city
Moon orders coronavirus checks on all entrants from Chinese city of Wuhan
South Korea reports 4th Wuhan coronavirus case, a 55-year-old Korean male, according to SBS
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President Moon Jae-in comments on new coronavirus spread, urges South Koreans to "trust the government, follow necessary measures, and to not excessively worry."
South Korea reports 3rd confirmed case of Wuhan coronavirus
KCNA: "The DPRK embassy in Beijing hosted a reception on Jan. 22 on the occasion of the Lunar New Year's Day Juche 109 (2020). Present there on invitation were Luo Zhaohui, vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of China, and other officials concerned."
on North Korea: "They have an aggressive R&D program and test program to say the least and we monitor it very carefully, very closely. Clearly they're trying to build long range ballistic missiles with the ability to carry a nuclear warhead if you will atop of it"
North Korea names a sharp-tongued former army officer with little foreign policy experience as its top diplomat, in a possible indication it will take a harder line with Washington in stalled nuclear negotiations
The second coronovirus patient is a 55-year-old S.Korean man who entered Gimpo from Wuhan on Wednesday
North Korea may be preparing to hold military parade, satellite imagery suggests
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Milley spoke with Chairman of the Rep. of Korea Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Park Han-ki today by phone. "Gen. Milley thanked Gen. Park for his support over the past year & reaffirmed his commitment to the US-ROK Alliance"-per Milley's spokesperson
North Korea closing border to all foreign tourists to prevent an outbreak of coronavirus - tour group
North Korea says its moratorium on nuclear, missile testing is over
South Korea to deploy anti-piracy unit to the Strait of Hormuz
U.S. Deploys 2 Aircraft Carriers Near Korean Peninsula
Coronavirus has spread to Korea. First case there following Thailand, Japan, Beijing & Guangdong. South Korea case also somebody who'd travelled from Wuhan so still not clear if this virus can easily pass from human to human. Officially diagnosed total 201.
China coronavirus outbreak: South Korea reports first case