Advanced and Scientific Anti-epidemic Capacity Promoted in DPRK

Pyongyang, July 18 (KCNA) -- The work for perfecting the state anti-epidemic and counter-crisis capacity is intensified in the DPRK under the good circumstance of waging the anti-epidemic campaign for completely defusing the epidemic crisis and restoring the anti-epidemic stability.

In liaison with scientific research units, the state emergency epidemic prevention headquarters take foresighted measures to establish a system of scientific test and treatment for COVID-19 variants and other pandemic diseases.

All efforts are focused on positively operating the multiple test system and improving the accuracy of test method throughout the country.

Measures are taken to improve the test system of all sorts of pathogens spreading the enteric epidemic and block the inroad and spread of the epidemic.

Researchers and specialists in the fields of epidemic prevention, public health, science and education draw up a guide for collecting and delivering the sample of monkeypox virus and for treating the virus and push ahead with the work for technically perfecting the checking method.

Upgraded guides for treating COVID-19 and its aftereffects are drawn up and distributed.

Central-level hospitals ceaselessly revise and supplement scientific treatment methods and conduct the brisk work for finding a suitable dosage for Koreans and generalizing it among the people.

A quadruple test information system for COVID-19 has been established at the final stage. As of July 15, over 4 360 preventive and curative units of the lowest level joined the system across the country.

Emergency anti-epidemic units at all levels work out plans and take measures to rapidly cope with the spread of the epidemic disease in the areas with low mass immunity level.

The Cabinet and the Ministry of Public Health push ahead with the work for establishing epidemic treatment centers in every province, city and county according to the standard set by the state, reinforcing the ranks of medical workers and fully supplying medicines.

Scientists, technologists and experts from relevant units accelerate the development of various sorts of medical appliances.

Medical education institutions round off the system of training experts on epidemic prevention and more than 1 000 hygienic and anti-epidemic workers improve their qualification through the tele-educational network of Pyongyang University of Medicine. -0-

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