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    6 additional ASF-infected wild boars found in Gangwon-do
    Enter reporter's name Gu Bon-ho 2021.01.18 Comments

    According to the Ministry of Environment's National Academy of Environmental Sciences, two wild boar dead bodies were found in a hill in Owol-ri, Seomyeon, Chuncheon-si on the 15th at around 9:30 am on the same day. One wild boar was discovered. On the 14th, residents in Dumu-ri, Nam-myeon, Yanggu, reported the dead body of a wild boar. As a result of the inspection of the specimens by the quarantine authorities, all were confirmed as ASF at around 6 pm on the 17th. All were buried. In addition, clinical and detailed tests will be conducted on 9 farms (7 in Hwacheon, 1 in Chuncheon, and 1 in Yanggu) within the quarantine zone (10 km). As a result, a total of 501 confirmed cases of ASF in Tokyo (Hwacheon 348 cases, Inje 42 cases, Yanggu 36 cases, Cheorwon 34 cases, Chuncheon 27 cases, Yeongwol 8 cases, Goseong 4 cases, Yangyang 2 cases).

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    Eight additional ASF-infected wild boars found in Gangwon-do
    Reporter Lee Seung-eun Input 2021.02.19 Comment 0

    According to Gangwon-do on the 19th, a search team from the Ministry of Environment found three dead wild boars in the hills of Suin-ri, Yanggu-eup, Yanggu-gun and Dumuri-ri, Nam-myeon on the 16th to 17th, and as a result of conducting a specimen examination, they were diagnosed with ASF on the 18th. Also, a search team found three wild boars infected with ASF. In Damok-ri, Sangseo-myeon, Hwacheon-gun and Yasan, Dongchon-ri, Hwacheon-eup, nearby residents found and reported 1 each of the dead wild boars on the 16th, and the quarantine authorities tested positive for ASF on the 18th. It was confirmed that it came out.

    There were 10 farmhouses within 10 km of the quarantine zone at the point (4 in Hwacheon, 3 in Chuncheon, 2 in Cheorwon, and 1 in Yanggu), and fell by 9.6 km from at least 7.2 km from the point of occurrence. There were no specific matters as a result of the quarantine. The quarantine authorities plan to conduct clinical and detailed inspections on the farms in the future, and designate exclusive disinfection vehicles such as the area of ​​detection points and farms to perform extensive disinfection.

    Meanwhile, the number of wild boar ASF outbreaks in the province increased to 588 (360 Hwacheon, 77 Chuncheon, 56 Inje, 40 Yanggu, 35 Cheolwon, 8 Yeongwol, 7 Yangyang, 4 Goseong, and 1 Gangneung). Lee Seung-eun