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Asan broiler duck farm in South Chungcheong Province in South Korea confirmed highly pathogenic AI, intensive quarantine is important after the Lunar New Year

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Published Feb 14, 2024

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A severe outbreak of avian influenza (AI) has been confirmed at a broiler duck farm in Asan, South Chungcheong Province, marking the 31st case since December 3. The Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Central Accident Control Headquarters has initiated quarantine measures including access control, preventive culling, and epidemiological investigation. Authorities are urging immediate reporting of any symptoms in breeding poultry. Concurrently, African Swine Fever continues to affect mainly wild boars, underlining the need for biosecurity to prevent the spread of livestock diseases.
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On the 9th, when the Lunar New Year holiday began, highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) was confirmed at a broiler duck farm in Asan, South Chungcheong Province, making intensive quarantine after the Lunar New Year more important. On the 9th, the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Central Accident Control Headquarters (hereinafter referred to as Joongsubon) announced that type H5 highly pathogenic AI was confirmed at a farm with 29,000 broiler ducks in Asan-si, South Chungcheong Province. Accordingly, a total of 31 cases of highly pathogenic AI have occurred in poultry farms since December 3 last year, including 12 cases in broiler ducks, 2 cases in calfs, 2 cases in broiler breeders, and 15 cases in laying hens. On the 9th, as soon as the H5 type antigen was confirmed at the farm, Jungsubon deployed an initial response team and implemented preemptive quarantine measures such as access control, preventive culling, and epidemiological investigation. Joongsubon requested that not ...
Source: Aflnews
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