Seoul Govt Tightens FMD Controls

SOUTH KOREA - The government is tightening control measures to stem the current Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) outbreak.
calendar icon 18 January 2010
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South Korea will tighten quarantine measures and conduct comprehensive decontaminations of infected areas to stem the spread of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), the government said today (18 January).

Yonhap reports that the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said it will start wholesale decontamination within a 10-kilometre radius of all sites that have reported a case of the deadly animal disease.

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