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North Korea Launches First National TB Survey

North Korea is conducting its first-ever nationwide tuberculosis survey, in an effort to find out how prevalent the disease is in the country, UNICEF said Wednesday. Andrew Brown, a regional spokesperson for UNICEF, said North Korea’s Ministry of Public Health launched the rare survey last month, expected to be completed by the middle of next year. Multiple international agencies, including the World Health Organization and UNICEF, provided assistance in the effort, according to...

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