By NewsDesk   @bactiman63

Mr Ri Kyong Gun, Director of the Veterinary and, Ministry of Agriculture, Anti-Epizootic Department in Pyongyang, North Korea reported to the World Organisation for Animal Health of an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF).


The outbreak occurred at Buksang cooperative farm, Ri, Usi, Chagang-Do where 77 cases were reported on a farm of 99 pigs. The remaining 22 pigs were culled.

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Chagang Province is a province in North Korea; it is bordered by China’s Jilin and Liaoning provinces to the north.

The source of the outbreak is unknown.

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