In this May 7, 2018, photo, Doctor O Yong Il explains how patients are diagnosed at the National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory in Pyongyang, North Korea. Despite a mood of detente following the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June, ongoing sanctions are keeping life-saving medicines from North Korean tuberculosis patients and could fan a regional epidemic.
In this May 7, 2018, photo, Doctor O Yong Il explains how patients are diagnosed at the National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory in Pyongyang, North Korea. Despite a mood of detente following the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June, ongoing sanctions are keeping life-saving medicines from North Korean tuberculosis patients and could fan a regional epidemic. Eric Talmadge AP Photo
In this May 7, 2018, photo, Doctor O Yong Il explains how patients are diagnosed at the National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory in Pyongyang, North Korea. Despite a mood of detente following the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in June, ongoing sanctions are keeping life-saving medicines from North Korean tuberculosis patients and could fan a regional epidemic. Eric Talmadge AP Photo

Despite detente, sanctions on North Korea fan TB epidemic

July 14, 2018 01:11 AM