Efforts Focused on Restoring Anti-epidemic Stability in DPRK

  

A scientific and realistic plan for quickly restoring the anti-epidemic stability has been mapped out and the work for carrying it out is briskly underway nationwide.

The central emergency anti-epidemic sector works from all angles to concretely analyze and introduce the world's development trend and advanced experience in fighting the pandemic.

On the basis of the scientific corroboration of the incubation period of the malicious virus and the excretion period of the virus from fever cases, it reaffirms the degrees of quarantine and lockdown over epidemic risks and constantly boosts perfection and accuracy in the test for the epidemic.

It reinforces and perfects the rules and regulations in order to thoroughly curb the outbreak and inroads of new variants of the virus, while making it a rule to conduct a stringent test of water from rivers in Pyongyang City and near borders and samples from dangerous spots in all provinces.

Through discussion with experts from Kim Il Sung University, Pyongyang University of Medicine and others, it takes measures after learning about in detail the issue of ensuring the high level of biological security grades of newly built labs, the one concerning the order of conduct in laboratory spaces and other issues.

It strives to raise the role of the epidemiological analysis teams formed at hygienic and anti-epidemic organs across the country while intensifying the research to ramp up the scientific level of the analysis of the nationwide anti-epidemic situation.

While analyzing and synthesizing the anti-epidemic campaigns in relevant areas and units by actively applying a nationwide fever case investigation and management program to the current anti-epidemic work, it works hard to find all possibilities of endangering the anti-epidemic situation and take necessary measures.

The emergency anti-epidemic units at all levels take timely anti-epidemic countermeasures to remove the sources of various diseases that can occur owing to seasonal factors.

The Cabinet and other state economic organs continue to direct efforts to surely guaranteeing the stable anti-epidemic situation in a material and technical way.

The land and environment protection sector, the urban management sector and other relevant units organize the work to improve river conditions and overhaul water supply and drainage systems and sewage treatment plants according to a well-worked-out plan as it frequently rains in most parts of the country.

Major medicine producers properly set phased goals and draw up and carry out realistic plans for modernization and, in particular, boost production of supplies needed for the anti-epidemic work.

Rodong Sinmun