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S Korea Confirms More FMD, Bird Flu Cases

19 January 2011

SOUTH KOREA - Officials have confirmed additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and bird flu today (19 January).

The announcement came in the midst of nationwide quarantine efforts involving vaccinating and massive culling of livestock, reports Yonhap.

The farm ministry said two cases of FMD were found in cattle ranches in Gangwon Province on the country's north-eastern region, while the bird flu case involved a duck farm in Anseong, about 70 kilometres south of Seoul.


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