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South Korea records its first ASF outbreak in 5 months

Published May 27, 2024

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On May 21, an outbreak of African Swine Fever was reported on a farm with 1,577 susceptible animals in Cheorwon, Gangwon-do, marking the first reported case to the World Organization for Animal Health in South Korea since January. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has placed 65 pig farms under quarantine within a 10 km radius of the affected farm and an additional 90 farms under epidemiological link.
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An outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) occurred on May 21 on a farm with 1,577 susceptible animals in Cheorwon, Gangwon-do. This is the first outbreak of the disease reported to the World Organization for Animal Health in South Korea since January. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, 65 pig farms are in the quarantine zone (10 km radius around the farm affected by the outbreak) and 90 pig farms have an epidemiological link with the affected farm by focus. For more information about the disease and to find out where other outbreaks are found in the ...
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