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20 January 2011
View news from Korea, South Another 29 FMD Outbreaks in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - There have been a further 29 outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in the last two weeks, affecting both cattle and pigs across the country. ...
19 January 2011
View news from Korea, South S Korea Confirms More FMD, Bird Flu Cases
SOUTH KOREA - Officials have confirmed additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) and bird flu today (19 January). ...
View news from Korea, South S Korea Considers More Active Use of FMD Vaccines
SOUTH KOREA - The Farm Minister has announced that the country's policy on FMD vaccination is to be reconsidered....
18 January 2011
View news from Korea, South Two More Outbreaks of FMD in S Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The authorities have confirmed two additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) today as the government considers revamping its national quarantine system. ...
17 January 2011
View news from Korea, South Korean President Inspects Quarantine Activities
SOUTH KOREA - President Lee has inspected the quarantine activities against foot-and-mouth disease (FMD). ...
View news from Korea, South Two Million South Korean Livestock Culled
SOUTH KOREA - The authorities have ordered the culling of some two million livestock to fight foot and mouth disease (FMD). ...
13 January 2011
View news from Korea, South More FMD Cases in Central, Southeastern Regions
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea confirmed two additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in the country's central and southeastern regions on Thursday, despite nationwide quarantine and vaccination efforts. ...
11 January 2011
View news from Korea, South South Korea Buries Pigs Alive to Contain FMD
SOUTH KOREA - It sounds too horrific to be true, but officials in South Korea are piling pigs on top of each other in trucks, dumping thousands of them into mass graves, and burying them alive....
10 January 2011
View news from Korea, South Over 1.3 Million Livestock to be Culled to Combat FMD
S. KOREA - South Korea has ordered the culling of 1.34 million livestock since late November to stem its severest foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak in history, the government said Monday....
View news from Korea, South More FMD Plaguing South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported 36 outbreaks across the country....
07 January 2011
View news from Korea, South S. Korea Confirms More FMD Outbreaks Near Seoul, East Coast
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea confirmed additional foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks near Seoul and on the east coast, despite nationwide quarantine efforts to contain the spread of the highly contagious animal disease. ...
05 January 2011
View news from Korea, South FMD Spreading Rapidly to Pigs in S. Korea
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea's foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is spreading rapidly from cattle to pigs, raising the need for a more extensive use of vaccines to stem further outbreaks, the government said Wednesday....
04 January 2011
View news from Korea, South South Korea Reports Eleven FMD Outbreaks
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported eleven new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease in the country....
View news from Korea, South S Korea Expands Vaccination Areas to Combat FMD
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea on Monday decided to expand areas where vaccination will be administered in the face of the country's severest outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), the government said. ...
30 December 2010
View news from Korea, South S. Korea Reports Additional FMD Outbreak
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea confirmed an additional foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreak on Thursday, despite a month-long quarantine effort to contain the highly contagious animal disease....
29 December 2010
View news from Korea, South South Korea Set To Open Crisis Centre To Curb FMD
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will set up a pan- governmental crisis centre in an effort to contain the latest foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) outbreaks that have effectively spread throughout the country....
23 December 2010
View news from Korea, South Tracking System For Imported Beef Launched
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea have introduced a tracking system for imported beef this week in an effort to protect consumer rights and provide safe beef products in the domestic market....
16 December 2010
View news from Korea, South More Cattle and Swine Hit by FMD
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported three new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease (FMD), affecting cattle and swine populations....
15 December 2010
View news from Korea, South FMD Spreads: Two New Outbreaks North of Seoul
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea has reported two additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) at pig farms north of Seoul, fueling worries over a nationwide spread of the disease that was first reported in a city located hundreds of kilometres south of...
14 December 2010
View news from Korea, South More FMD in South Korean Cattle
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease in cattle....
09 December 2010
View news from Korea, South 29 New FMD Outbreaks in South Korea
SOUTH KOREA - The Korean veterinary authorities have reported twenty-nine reports of foot and mouth disease in Andong City, affecting cattle and pigs....
02 December 2010
View news from Korea, South South Korea Culls Diseased Animals
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea has began culling more than 55,000 animals in an attempt to contain an outbreak of foot-and-mouth (FMD)disease in the country....
View news from Korea, South Foot-and-Mouth Disease Spreading Fast
SOUTH KOREA - Three more cattle farms in Andong, North Gyeongsang Province, were found to have been infected with the deadly foot-and-mouth disease Thursday, sparking fears that livestock farms in other parts of the country could be hit by the highly...
View news from Korea, South More FMD Cases Found; Prices of Beef and Pork Fall
SOUTH KOREA - The prices of beef and pork have fallen due to the news of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) being found at several more farms....
01 December 2010
View news from Korea, South South Korean Cattle Now Under FMD Threat
SOUTH KOREA - The South Korean veterinary authorities have reported another outbreak of foot and mouth disease, but this time, the affected population consists of cattle....
29 November 2010
View news from Korea, South FMD Confirmed in Two South Korean Pig Farms
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea has confirmed two cases of foot-and-mouth disease at pig farms, the first known outbreak in seven months. ...
17 November 2010
View news from Korea, South Govt Officials Confident About FTA Fine-tuning
SOUTH KOREA - Government officials expressed confidence in the fine-tuning of a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States and said that an accord will eventually be reached, though the process could take more time than expected. ...
01 October 2010
View news from Korea, South SK Free of FMD; Pork Exports to Resume
SOUTH KOREA - South Korea will seek to resume exports of pork as the country has been declared free of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) that affects all cloven-hoofed animals such as pigs and cows, the government said Tuesday....
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