KCNA: "The novel coronavirus throws the world into uneasiness and horror, but the advantages and might of our statewill be fully demonstrated to the whole world once again, when we ensure that the virus does not reach our country and that no one suffers from the infections."
KCNA: "To reliably defend the life and security of the people is a top-priority issue of the Workers' Party of Korea and the state. The DPRK is pushing forward the work to thoroughly curb the spread of the virus."
KCNA: "It is necessary to redouble an effort to prevent the global rapid spread of the new coronavirus in order to reliably safeguard the life of the people and the security of the state, says an editorial of Rodong Sinmun on Saturday."
KCNA: "The Central Committee of the WPK sent an aid fund to the Central Committee of the CPC under a decision of its Political Bureau on January 31."
KCNA: Kim Jong Un "expressed the conviction that the party, government and people of China would surely emerge victorious in the campaign to combat the disease under the wise guidance of General Secretary Xi Jinping, conveying militant greetings to him."
KCNA: "Saying thatpeople of the DPRK takethe losses of blood relatives in some Chinese families as those that happened in their own families, the Supreme Leader conveyed his sincere feelings of wanting to share the suffering and trial of the fraternal Chinese people."
KCNA: "Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un sent warm greetings to all the party members and medical workers of China active in the first line for the prevention of the epidemic, and expressed deep consolation for the families who lost their blood relatives due to the infectious disease."
KCNA: "Kim Jong Unsent a letter to Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, as regards the campaign to combat infectious pneumonia caused by novel coronavirus currently underway in China."
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