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North Korean media reported Thursday the first contagion of the Covid-19 Omicron variant, declaring a state of "maximum emergency" in a country that has not announced any vaccination plan and has not reported a single inoculation to the World Health Organization.

Authorities detected samples of people tested Sunday in Pyongyang who had a fever that are consistent with the omicron variant, according to state news agency KCNA. EFE