South Korea: The government conducts special inspection of African swine fever quarantine in four cities and counties in Daegu and Gyeongbuk

Published Jun 18, 2024

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The African Swine Fever (ASF) Central Accident Control Headquarters has initiated a special quarantine inspection following an ASF outbreak at a pig farm in Yeongcheon-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do. This inspection, which will last until the 19th, targets four nearby cities and counties, focusing on quarantine management, disinfection, drainage maintenance, and fence installation. Immediate corrective actions and administrative measures will be enforced for any violations. The initiative underscores the need for intensive quarantine management and increased awareness due to the spread of ASF to new areas.
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(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Shin Seon-mi = The African Swine Fever (ASF) Central Accident Control Headquarters announced on the 18th that it will conduct a special quarantine inspection until the 19th due to the outbreak of ASF at a pig farm in Yeongcheon-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do on the 15th. Special inspections will be conducted in four cities and counties adjacent to Yeongcheon-si, including Andong-si, Uiseong-gun, Gyeongju-si, and Daegu-gunwi-gun in North Gyeongsang Province. The inspection team inspects the status of quarantine management such as surveillance and disinfection at pig farms in each city and county, as well as the status of the installation of farm quarantine and disinfection facilities. In addition, check drainage maintenance and fence installation in preparation for heavy rain during the rainy season. The inspection team plans to immediately correct and supplement deficiencies on site and take administrative action against farms that violate regulations. An ...
Source: Yna
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