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  • #16
    S. Korea culls nearly 22 mln poultry amid bird flu outbreaks

    22:51 January 25, 2021

    (ATTN: UPDATES with latest confirmed case of highly pathogenic bird flu in paras 2-3)
    By Kang Yoon-seung

    SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's agricultural ministry said Monday it has completed destruction of 21.7 million poultry since late November to prevent the spread of highly pathogenic bird flu at farms.

    The total number of confirmed cases of the H5N8 strain of avian influenza here reached 73 on the previous day, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.


    The latest case was traced to a duck farm in Hampyeong, some 380 kilometers south of Seoul....https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20210125004951320
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    • #17
      Asiana Airlines flies in 20 tons of eggs from the U.S. to address shortage
      Updated: 2021-01-25 14:38:53 KST


      With farms in South Korea having to destroy millions of chickens because of bird flu, Asiana Airlines has flown in 20 tons of eggs to help stabilize the supply and therefore the price of eggs.
      Prices have risen sharply as farms culled nearly 22 million birds since late November to stop the highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza.

      Asiana says the eggs were brought on a fligh..http://www.arirang.com/news/News_View.asp?nseq=271357
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      • #18
        Source: http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20210128000117

        S. Korea confirms 4 more cases of bird flu, caseload now at 77
        By Yonhap
        Published : Jan 28, 2021 - 09:13 Updated : Jan 28, 2021 - 10:54

        South Korea's agricultural ministry said Thursday it has confirmed four additional cases of highly pathogenic bird flu, raising concerns over the further spread of the disease in the country.

        Of the new cases, one case each was confirmed in Pocheon, Paju, Icheon, and Anseong the previous day, all in Gyeonggi Province that surrounds the capital city, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

        A seven-day standstill order has been issued on all poultry farms in the four areas.

        South Korea reported its first H5N8 strain of avian influenza from local farms in nearly three years back in November...

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        • #19
          Source: http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20210202000449

          S. Korea investigating another suspected bird flu case, total now at 83
          By Yonhap
          Published : Feb 2, 2021 - 11:16 Updated : Feb 2, 2021 - 11:16

          South Korea said Tuesday it is investigating another suspected case of highly pathogenic bird flu, with the total confirmed caseload traced to poultry farms here since November reaching 83.

          The latest suspected case of the H5N8 strain of avian influenza came from an egg farm in Icheon, just south of Seoul, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

          The number of confirmed infections traced to wild birds also reached 127 as of Tuesday.

          South Korea has so far culled nearly 25 million poultry to prevent the spread of the virus among local farms, which led to an uptick in the consumer price of poultry goods...

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          • #20
            Source: http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20210203000471


            S. Korea confirms another case of highly pathogenic bird flu
            By Yonhap
            Published : Feb 3, 2021 - 11:14 Updated : Feb 3, 2021 - 21:54

            South Korea confirmed another case of highly pathogenic bird flu in poultry Wednesday, bringing the total caseload to 85.

            The latest case of the H5N8 strain of avian influenza came from a duck farm in Chungju, about 150 kilometers south of Seoul, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said.

            The farm was raising 7,000 birds. All poultry within a 3-kilometer radius of the infected farm were culled, officials said...

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            • #21
              Source: http://m.koreaherald.com/amp/view.php?ud=20210208000294

              [Newsmaker] S. Korea reports another suspected case of bird flu, total now at 87
              By Yonhap
              Published : Feb 8, 2021 - 10:27
              Updated : Feb 8, 2021 - 11:08

              South Korea said Monday it is currently investigating yet another suspected case of highly pathogenic bird flu, with the country's total confirmed infections staying unchanged at 87.

              The latest suspected case of the deadly H5N8 strain of avian influenza was reported from an egg farm in Pocheon, 46 kilometers north of Seoul, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

              The test result is expected to come out within three days. The farm was raising 160,000 chickens...

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              • #22
                Source: http://www.todaykorea.co.kr/news/art...l?idxno=283636

                Highly pathogenic AI occurred at duck farm in Naju, Jeollanam-do...A total of 92 cases in Korea
                Reporter Kim Seong-min Approved by reporter 2021.02.13 12:02 Modified time 2021.02.13 12:02


                Today Korea = Reporter Seongmin Kim | Avian Influenza (AI) Central Accident Control Headquarters (heavy water version) announced on the 12th that H5N8 type highly pathogenic AI was confirmed at a duck farm in Naju, Jeollanam-do.

                Accordingly, the number of highly pathogenic AI occurrences in domestic poultry farms (including experience farms) increased to 92 cases...

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                • #23
                  Source: http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20210214000261


                  S. Korea confirms 2 additional cases of bird flu at egg farms
                  By Yonhap
                  Published : Feb 14, 2021 - 21:58 Updated : Feb 14, 2021 - 21:58

                  South Korea reported two additional cases of avian influenza at egg farms on Sunday, bringing the number of cases of the H5N8 strain of avian influenza from local poultry farms to 95.

                  The two cases of the highly pathogenic avian influenza of the H5N8 strain were confirmed at two egg farms in Icheon, 80 kilometers southeast of Seoul, according to the government's avian influenza response headquarters...

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                  • #24
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                    • #25
                      Source: https://www.asiae.co.kr/article/2021021706343391459

                      Pyeongtaek laying hen farm highly pathogenic AI confirmed... 96th domestic farm
                      Last Modified 2021.02.17 06:33 Article Entry 2021.02.17 06:33


                      [Sejong = Asian Economy Reporter Moon Chae-seok] A highly pathogenic avian influenza (AI) was confirmed at a laying hen farm in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province.

                      On the 16th, the central avian influenza accident control center (heavy water version) revealed that it has confirmed that it is a highly pathogenic H5N8 type as a result of a close examination of the laying hen farm in Pyeongtaek where the H5 type AI antigen was detected.

                      Including this case, 96 cases of highly pathogenic AI occurred in domestic poultry farms and experience farms.

                      The heavy water basin performs reinforced quarantine measures such as preventive killing and restriction of movement and intensive disinfection of poultry raised on farms near the origin.

                      An official from Jungsubon said, "Because the farmers are aware that the outside of the livestock may be widely contaminated, please pay special attention to quarantine." "You must practice it."

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                      • #26
                        Source: https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus...ea-nearing-100


                        Highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu cases in S. Korea nearing 100
                        Saturday, 20 Feb 2021 3:16 PM MYT

                        SEOUL, Feb 20 (Bernama): South Korea on Saturday confirmed an outbreak of the H5N8 bird flu virus at a farm in a southeastern county, bringing the total number of cases from local poultry farms to 100, reported Yonhap News Agency.

                        The latest case of the highly pathogenic bird flu was reported at a farm in Tongyeong, about 330 kilometers southeast of Seoul, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

                        The farm is raising various poultry, including geese, ducks and chickens.

                        The previous wave of farm-linked infections ended in March 2018.

                        South Korean authorities have culled 28.6 million poultry as a preventive measure...

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                        • #27
                          Source: https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20210225004200320

                          S. Korea reports another highly pathogenic bird flu case, total now at 102
                          All News 10:28 February 25, 2021

                          SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's agricultural ministry said Thursday it has confirmed yet another case of highly pathogenic bird flu, raising the total caseload to 102.

                          The latest confirmed case of the H5N8 strain of avian influenza came from an egg farm in Wonju, 132 kilometers east of Seoul, on the previous day, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

                          Gyeonggi Province that surrounds Seoul accounted for 36 cases, followed by South Jeolla Province with 17. North Jeolla Province took up 16.

                          Cases traced to wild birds also reached 207 as of Thursday...

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                          • #28
                            Source: http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20210228000063

                            S. Korea's bird flu cases tallied at 103
                            By Yonhap
                            Published : Feb 28, 2021 - 10:57 Updated : Feb 28, 2021 - 10:57

                            South Korea's agricultural ministry said Sunday it has identified another case of highly pathogenic bird flu traced to poultry farms, with the confirmed caseload staying at 103.

                            The latest case of the deadly H5N8 strain of avian influenza was reported from an egg farm in Pocheon, 46 kilometers north of Seoul, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

                            South Korea reported its first highly contagious bird flu case from farms since 2018 in November last year.

                            Cases traced to wild birds also continued to increase, reaching 208, the ministry data showed...

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                            • #29
                              S. Korea reports another suspected bird flu case in 10 days

                              All News 16:51 March 10, 2021

                              SEOUL, March 10 (Yonhap) -- South Korea's agricultural ministry said Wednesday it has identified another suspected case of avian influenza for the first time in more than a week, raising concerns over another uptick in the animal disease.

                              The latest suspected cases of the H5N8 strain of avian influenza was reported at an egg farm in Naju, 355 kilometers south of Seoul, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. The farm was raising 214,000 chickens.

                              The test results are expected to come out within three days.

                              ...
                              https://en.yna.co.kr/view/AEN20210310008100320
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                              • #30
                                S. Korea adds 2 more cases of highly pathogenic bird flu

                                Posted : 2021-03-11 21:23Updated : 2021-03-11 21:23

                                South Korea's agricultural authorities on Thursday confirmed two more cases of highly pathogenic bird flu amid growing concerns over a prolonged battle against the animal disease.

                                The latest cases of the H5N8 strain of avian influenza were identified in Chungju, 147 kilometers south of Seoul, and in Naju, 355 kilometers south of the capital city, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs...

                                http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nati...19_305402.html
                                "Safety and security don't just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear."
                                -Nelson Mandela

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