by Monica Showalter
China’s coronavirus epidemic has spread to nearly every country in Asia, with one little curious exception: North Korea.
Sure, a casual outside observer might note that North Korea is a tightly controlled communist country, but actually, it’s got a pretty porous border with China, and, being a totalitarian hellhole, a vigorous black market trade moving in and out for goods.
Which might just mean it’s got more coronavirus than it’s letting on.
That’s what the reports are now saying, starting with Australia’s Daily Mercury: