Foot-and-Mouth Disease in South Korea

Three cattle farms in Andong, South Korea, were found to have been infected with the deadly foot-and-mouth disease last Thursday, sparking fears that livestock farms in other parts of the country could be hit by the highly contagious virus soon.

A week ago Monday, the disease was first detected on two pig farms in Andong… The Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries confirmed three more cases of foot-and-mouth disease Thursday and decided to cull all the animals at the farms and others at nearby places to stem the spread of the virus to other regions.

Full story in Korea Times can be read here: http://tinyurl.com/2w88mzh

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