No plans now to share COVID vaccines with North Korea, White House says

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WASHINGTON, May 12 (Reuters) - The Biden administration has no plans now to share COVID-19 vaccines with North Korea, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Thursday.

North Korea reported its first COVID-19 outbreak on Thursday, calling it the "gravest national emergency" and ordering a national lockdown, with state media saying an Omicron variant had been detected in the capital, Pyongyang.

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Reporting by Trevor Hunnicutt, Writing by Alexandra Alper, Editing by Chris Reese

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