Aid groups borrow money from North Korea in coronavirus fight

North Korea has claimed that there have been no coronavirus cases but the government of Kim Jong Un has isolated a border city in recent weeks over worries about potential infections North Korea has claimed there have been no coronavirus cases but the government of Kim Jong Un has isolated a border city in recent weeks over worries about potential infections © REUTERS

Foreign aid groups struggling to protect North Korea from the coronavirus pandemic have been forced to borrow money from the government of dictator Kim Jong Un.