(NEWSER) – Normally if a country announces a wonder drug that can cure some of mankind's worst maladies, it would be cause for celebration. Unless that country happens to be North Korea.

Its official news agency claims that scientists have developed a top-secret drug called Kumdang-2 that can cure AIDS, Ebola, MERS, and cancer, reports the Independent. In fact, the full list of the things it can cure is comically long and includes diabetes, heart disease, drug addiction, and insomnia, notes Popular Science. "If a drug ever claims to cure a bunch of illnesses that are completely unrelated, your bulls--- detector should be blaring," it adds. And sure enough, Pyongyang has offered no proof, reports AP.

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