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Tests for Foot-and-mouth disease show negative results in South Korea

Yesterday it was reported on Pig Progress that a cow was suspected of having Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in Pohang city. However tests carried out came back with a negative result.

The agriculture ministry stated that the case initially reported on 31 Oct was not  FMD despite the suspicious symptoms shown a farm in Pohang, North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.


In the previous year 9.7 million cattle, pigs and poultry were culled due to disease outbreaks such as Foot-and-Mouth Disease and bird flu.
 
Source: Arirang News

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