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.
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The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) received follow-up report no. 17 yesterday, 18 April.

The affected population comprises swine. A total of 67 animals were found susceptible, out of which 6 cases were identified. The 6 affected animals were destroyed.

Routine vaccination against FMD for pigs and cattle has been implemented, the report states.

The source of the outbreak remains inconclusive.

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