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South Korea - H5N6 avian flu confirmed in bird feces in Gyeonggi Province - December 31 2017

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  • South Korea - H5N6 avian flu confirmed in bird feces in Gyeonggi Province - December 31 2017

    2017-12-31 12:15:00
    The Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (Minister: Kim Young-rok) confirmed that the wild birds collected from Cheonan (Cheongmyon Stream) in Gyeonggi Province (Chungmyon Stream) on 12.22 and Cheonan According to the final inspection by the National Institute of Environmental Research, the highly pathogenic AI (H5N6 strain) was confirmed on 12.31 days. 12.28 days H5 type antigens were detected, and "wild bird storm trail areas" were set in the area and 21 days were taken to prevent the poultry from moving, disinfection, and observation. In addition, at the time of confirmation of the wild bird high-pathogenic AI on 12.23 days of Pung Seocheon and 12.25 days of Kuchongcheon, all poultry farms in the Cheonan area were urgently inspected and thoroughly inspected. * Duck inspection (chicken) Clinical Trial and Kits Kid Test The agricultural and horticultural department was confirmed to be highly pathogenic, and local governments and poultry farms are required to control the access and disinfection of migratory birds in order to prevent infestation through migratory birds. And urged the government to thoroughly implement measures to strengthen the protection of the Korean Peninsula.
    Gyeonggi Ansung (Cheongmyoncheon), Chungnam Cheonan (Kuchongcheon) Wild Bird Feces Highly Pathogenic AI (H5N6 Type) Confirm Press Release (12.31, Distribution) .hwp

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    Highly Pathogenic AI Confirmed in Gyeonggi, Chungcheong

    Write : 2017-12-31 13:54:27 Update : 2017-12-31 14:23:32

    South Korea has confirmed fresh cases of a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza in wild bird droppings in Gyeonggi and South Chungcheong Province.

    ​The National Institute of Environmental Research notified on Sunday the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and said that the highly pathogenic strain of H5N6 was detected in wild bird droppings collected at a stream in Anseong, Gyeonggi Province last Friday and Cheonan, South Chungcheong Province last Saturday.
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