Korea reports new African swine fever case in about month 馃嚞馃嚙

Korea will slaughter some 7,000 pigs to try to stem the spread of African swine fever (ASF) following a new outbreak at a local farm, the agriculture ministry said Monday.

The animal disease broke out at a pig farm in Chuncheon, 85 kilometers northeast of Seoul, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs said, adding some 7,000 pigs at the farm will be culled as a preventive measure.
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