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North Korea Shows Maskless Faces in State Media, a Pandemic Milestone

Analysts and South Korean journalists noted this week that North Korea’s state television and its state newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, began publishing photos of official events featuring maskless communist officials, a sign that the years-old sanitary mask mandate imposed to prevent the spread of Wuhan coronavirus may be ending.

Children perform as North Korea marks it 77th anniversary of the founding of the Workers'