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Authorities Prepare for Possible Influx of African Swine Fever Virus

Authorities Prepare for Possible Influx of African Swine Fever Virus

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Government officials will be beefing up efforts to prevent the influx of African swine fever virus from China, where a recent outbreak of the virus was reported. The Ministry of Environment announced yesterday that it had set up a task force in charge of carrying out efforts to prevent the spread [...]

Local Government Slammed for Feeding Wild Boars

Local Government Slammed for Feeding Wild Boars

OKCHEON, June 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Okcheon County in North Chungcheong Province is facing criticism from animal experts over its decision to feed wild boars as part of its fight against the wild animals, shortly after the local government announced a mild level of success in recent weeks. Earlier this week, reports emerged that Okcheon County, [...]