Kim Jong Un’s Absence Fits a Pattern of Secrecy Around His Family’s Health

SEOUL—North Korea generally places on a good poker deal with when a member of its ruling Kim dynasty falls gravely ill. The health and fitness of North Korean leaders is among the isolated regime’s most closely guarded secrets—and a little something overseas intelligence companies have struggled to preserve tabs on.

Kim Jong Un, the third member of his relatives to run the communist dictatorship, has been out of general public view for a lot more than two months. He is rumored to be alive, dead, or somewhere in-involving.