North Korea warns citizens to stay home, saying dust may spread coronavirus from China


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North Korea has reportedly warned that seasonal yellow dust coming from China may carry the novel coronavirus, and is advising its citizens to stay indoors. Reuters reported on Saturday That North Korean newspaper Rodong Sinmun said that the “need to deal with yellow dust and take full measures” has become more important as the virus spreads worldwide. The newspaper advised citizens to avoid outdoor activities and follow guidelines such as wearing masks when going out, Reuters reported. According to Reuters, Korean Central Television, which operates in the state, said on Wednesday that dust could carry substances such as heavy metals...