South Korea Fights Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD)

South Korea is working to stem the country’s worst ever outbreak of FMD. Since the 1st outbreak, reported on November 29, 2010, 56 cases have been reported and over 330,000 livestock culled. Two provinces have had confirmed cases (North Gyeongsang and Gyeonggi), and two have reports of suspected cases (Gangwon and Chungcheong).  A vaccination campaign has begun in five cities across the country in an effort to halt the spread of disease.

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