South Korea-Japan joint research on highly pathogenic AI

Published Nov 30, 2023

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The National Wildlife Disease Control and Prevention Agency in Korea collaborated with the Yamashina Avian Research Institute in Japan to conduct a research project on avian influenza. The project involved conducting on-site surveys of bird wintering areas and capturing wild birds susceptible to AI to attach location trackers. The aim is to identify the location information of migrating wild birds in order to strengthen surveillance and response to the disease in Korea and Japan.
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In order to strengthen surveillance of highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) in Korea, the National Wildlife Disease Control and Prevention Agency (Director Dong-in Shin), affiliated with the Ministry of Environment, jointly conducted a research project in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan from the 27th to December 1 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 bird wintering areas will be conducted. This joint investigation was promoted as joint research was proposed in the ‘Agreement on Cooperation in Disease Prevention and Response in the AI Field (MOU)’ signed on June 20. Domestic researchers and Japan's Yamashina Ornithological Research Institute will jointly capture AI-susceptible wild birds ...
Source: Nongmin
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