South Korea is on high alert after discovering its first case of swine fever. The deadly disease was discovered at a pig farm near its border with North Korea.
Concerns had been high with the fever raging through china’s hog population back in Seoul the government promised swift action.
The ministry of agriculture’s food and rural affairs immediately raised the alert level of Africa swine fever to its highest level as soon as it confirmed.
South Korea has imposed a nationwide ban on the movement of pigs while it looks for the source of the virus, about 4000 will be cold to help stop it spreading official want to avoid china’s fate.
Expert says it could lose more than half of its 360 million pigs due to disease and culling there’s concern around the region too.
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27 September, 2019