Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, July 7th, 1997
In conjunction with systemic economic problems in North Korea, these natural disasters have been associated with reports of a severe ongoing food shortage and increased risks for disease.
The U.S. Agency for International Development requested assistance from the Centers for Disease Control in conducting an onsite assessment of the public health status and needs of North Korea. Despite the occurrence of malnutrition and food deficits, severe malnutrition may not have been...
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