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Wednesday, December 10, 2014
South Korea Reports FMD Outbreak in Pigs
SOUTH KOREA - A new outbreak of foot and mouth disease has occurred in central South Korea, the first outbreak for three months....
Friday, July 25, 2014
OIE Reports FMD Outbreak in North Gyeongsang Province
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease at a pig farm in North Gyeongsang Province....
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Fresh Case of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Confirmed at Pig Farm
SOUTH KOREA - The government has confirmed the first case of foot-and-mouth disease in the country in over three years....
Monday, February 24, 2014
S. Korea Offers Aid to N. Korea to Contain FMD
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea offered to provide aid to North Korea to help contain the first outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the communist country in about three years, a government official said Monday, amid signs of warming ties between the...
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
S.Korea Company to Offer FMD Prevention Service
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's leading security service provider plans to expand its business operations to help control the spread of Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), industry sources said Tuesday....
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
S. Korea Reports Suspected Case of FMD
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - A suspected case of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) was reported at a farm in Cheongsong, about 285 kilometers southeast of Seoul, the government said Tuesday....
Thursday, November 03, 2011
Suspected FMD Case Reported in Andong
SOUTH KOREA - A suspected case of foot-and-mouth disease was reported at a cattle farm in Andong, North Gyeongsang Province in southeastern South Korea, on Thursday, the provincial government said....
Friday, September 30, 2011
Foot-and-Mouth Disease Prompts Korean Pork Imports
SOUTH KOREA - With domestic hog production reduced 28.6 per cent (January-to-July) because of foot-and-mouth disease losses, the South Korean government is stimulating pork imports with a duty-free Tariff Rate Quota. ...
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
S Korea To Produce FMD Vaccine In 2012
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will produce vaccines for foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) next year to protect livestock after the country suffered the worst outbreak of the disease earlier this year, a government agency said Tuesday. ...
Tuesday, May 03, 2011
FMD Breaks Out in South Korean Pigs
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported two new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the province of Gyeongbuk....
Thursday, April 21, 2011
S. Korea Reports Additional Case of FMD
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea reported an additional case of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) on Wednesday, a week after the government lowered the alert level for the highly contagious disease by one notch. ...
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
South Korea Reports One New Outbreak Of FMD
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported one new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the Gyeongbuk province....
Monday, April 18, 2011
S. Korea Not To Raise FMD Alert Level Despite New Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will not raise its present foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) alert level despite a fresh outbreak in the southeastern part of the country over the weekend, a government official said Monday....
S. Korea Confirms Additional FMD Case
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea reported an additional outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) on Sunday, four days after downgrading its FMD alert level one notch. ...
Monday, April 11, 2011
Number of Pigs in South Korea Plunges
SOUTH KOREA - Foot and mouth disease has been blamed for the dramatic fall in pig production in the last quarter....
South Korea Reopens Livestock Markets
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea announced it planned to reopen all 85 of its livestock markets last week....
Wednesday, March 30, 2011
With FMD Over, New Precautions Unveiled by Govt
SOUTH KOREA - Declaring that the nation’s worst foot-and-mouth outbreak was over, the government announced a new measure to tighten its oversight of the livestock industry last week, requiring farmers to apply for permits to operate cattle and pig farms...
Friday, March 25, 2011
S Korea Says FMD Costs Near $2.7 Bln
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea, battling against its worst ever outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease said on Thursday that the crisis has cost nearly 3 trillion won (S$3.42 billion) so far....
Monday, March 07, 2011
Three New Outbreaks of FMD Reported in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in three areas - Chungcheongnam-do (also knows as Chungnam), Ulsan Metropolitan City and Gyeongsangbuk-do, also known as Gyeongbuk....
Korea Mulls Permanent FMD Vaccination
SOUTH KOREA - The government is considering regular vaccinations for all livestock every six months for the next three to five years to prevent another outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease....
Friday, February 25, 2011
PM Admits to Gov't Error in Countering FMD
SOUTH KOREA - Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik said Thursday that the government was to blame for the uncontrolled spread of foot-and-mouth disease across the country, citing poor quarantine measures in the early stages....
FMD-Related Damages Hover Around 3 Tln Won
SOUTH KOREA - Damages caused by the severest foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in South Korea's history hovers at around 3 trillion won (US$2.6 billion), the country's farm minister said Thursday. ...
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Religious Groups Call for Improvement in Livestock Burial
SOUTH KOREA - Some 35 religious groups from Protestant, Catholic, Buddhist, Cheondo Religion and Won-Buddhist organizations on Wednesday criticized the government for burying animals alive and called for improvement in the burial process as the nation...
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
FMD Situation in S Korea May be Easing
SOUTH KOREA - Just over 3,000 animals were culled yesterday in the attempts to control the spread of FMD, possibly indicating that the worst of the crisis is over. ...
No Pathogens Found in FMD Run-Off
SOUTH KOREA - No harmful bacteria have been found in the run-offs related to foot and mouth disease (FMD), says the government. ...
Monday, February 21, 2011
Mistaken Virus Introduction Theory Leaves Blame on Innocent Farmers
SOUTH KOREA - It has emerged that the foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) virus that first broke out in Andong, North Gyeongsang Province last November, is a form close to that found in Hong Kong and Russia. ...
S. Korea's FMD Caused by Virus from Viet Nam
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's latest foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) virus is closely related to the one found in Viet Nam, a state animal quarantine agency said Thursday....
More FMD Cases in S Korean Swine
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported an outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the country's swine population....
 
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