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Bird flu is ravaging South Korea and will investigate all poultry farms across the country

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Xinhua News Agency, Beijing, November 30th. The South Korean government said on the 29th that due to the rapid spread of highly pathogenic bird flu in the country, it will start investigations on all poultry farms in the country next month to strengthen epidemic prevention measures.

On the 29th, two farms in Naju, a city in southwestern South Korea, reported bird flu outbreaks, bringing the number of bird flu outbreaks in Korean poultry farms to 25 this year.

On July 9, 2022, people shop at a supermarket in Goyang, South Korea. Photo by Xinhua News Agency reporter Wang Yiliang


In addition, South Korea has reported 54 cases of bird flu outbreaks in wild birds this year, nearly four times the 15 cases in the same period last year.

South Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Livestock and Food said that in order to prevent further spread of the bird flu epidemic, poultry testing will be carried out on all farms across the country starting in December, and at the same time check whether the disinfection work in these farms is in place, and violators will face fines.

At this stage, South Korea is implementing a 4-week special bird flu epidemic prevention period, the deadline is December 23. During this period, all poultry farms and related facilities across the country should be disinfected twice a day.


Highly pathogenic avian influenza has occurred in many places in South Korea recently, and it is spreading. From the end of October to the beginning of November, the bird flu was mainly concentrated in Chungcheongbuk-do in the central part of the country, but from mid-November, the epidemic gradually spread to the metropolitan area and the north-south direction. (Zhang Jing)

(Editors in charge: Ai Wen, Liu Yeting)


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