NKorea blames 'alien things' for outbreak

By Soo-Hyang Choi
Updated July 1 2022 - 4:06am, first published 4:00am
North Korea is linking its COVID-19 surge to 'alien things' coming over its southern border.

North Korea has claimed that the country's first COVID-19 outbreak began with patients touching "alien things" near the border with South Korea, apparently shifting blame to its neighbour for the wave of infections in the isolated country.

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