The poor nuclear-armed country isolated itself with the closure of its borders in January 2020 in an effort to prevent the spread Corona Virus Which first appeared in neighboring China before it swept the world, killing more than two million people.
Confirms the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un There is no infection in the country with the virus, knowing that foreign experts are skeptical of these assertions.
The closure of the borders added to the pressures he suffers Economy As a result of international sanctions imposed on Pyongyang over its banned weapons programs, which made the issue of finding a way to curb the virus more urgent.
North Korea is known to operate an army of thousands of well-trained pirates, who have attacked companies, institutions and researchers in South Korea and other countries.
The Pfizer vaccine against Corona, which was jointly developed with German Biontec, began to be licensed by the authorities late last year.
The vaccine is based on “messenger RNA” technology that allows it to enter human cells and transfer them to vaccine production factories.
Pfizer says it expects to deliver up to 2 billion doses of the vaccine in 2021.