29 iulie 2020

Is North Korea’s COVID-19 Vaccine Program a Dangerous Ruse?


North Korea recently surprised the world by announcing it is developing a COVID-19 vaccine, joining a high-stakes race to show off its scientific chops. But experts increasingly believe the famously secretive Kim Jong Un could also have a more nefarious goal in mind: Using the humanitarian crisis to beef up his biological weapons arsenal.North Korea “could use this legitimate vaccine aspiration as a way to enhance their biotechnology capability,” says Andrew Weber, who was assistant secretary [...]