September 17, 2019 / 10:23 PM / 3 months ago

South Korea confirms 2nd case of African swine fever

SEOUL, Sept 18 (Reuters) - South Korea has confirmed its second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the country’s border with North Korea, a day after the country’s first outbreak of the deadly virus, its agriculture ministry said on Wednesday.

The outbreak occurred at a pig farm in Yeoncheon, northwest of the capital Seoul, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said in a statement.

South Korea’s African swine fever outbreak comes less than four months after its neighbouring country North Korea reported its first case in late May. (Reporting By Jane Chung Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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