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South Korea and Japan jointly conduct on-site investigations of highly pathogenic avian influenza

Published Nov 27, 2023

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The National Wildlife Disease Control and Prevention Institute in Korea conducted a research project in Japan to strengthen surveillance of highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI). The project involved capturing wild birds such as ducks and geese, attaching location trackers to them, and monitoring their migration patterns between Korea and Japan. The collaborative effort between the two countries aims to prepare for the potential influx of highly pathogenic AI and prevent outbreaks.
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In order to strengthen surveillance of highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) in Korea, the National Wildlife Disease Control and Prevention Institute (Director Dong-in Shin), affiliated with the Ministry of Environment, jointly conducted a research project in Miyagi, Japan from the 27th of this month to December 1st in collaboration with the Yamashina Avian Research Institute, a research institute specializing in wild birds in Tokyo, Japan. It was announced on the 26th that an on-site survey of current bird wintering grounds will be conducted. This joint research between Korea and Japan was proposed in the 'Agreement on Cooperation in Disease Prevention and Response in the AI Field (MOU)' signed by Japan's Yamashina Ornithological Research Institute on June 20 this year. It was promoted as it became possible. Domestic researchers, including the National Wildlife Disease Control and Prevention Agency, and Japan's Yamashina Ornithological Research Institute will jointly capture ...
Source: Nongmin
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