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A New Case of LPAI in Korea

by 5m Editor
5 January 2009, at 7:55am

REPUBLIC OF KOREA - The veterinary authorities in North Korea have sent a new report to the World Organnisation for Animal Health (OIE) about a further case of low-pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI). They report that the event is resolved.

The latest report (an 'immeidate notification') is dated 2 January 2009. It covers a case of LPAI involving 6,837 ducks in Eumsung-gun in the province of Chung-Chong-Bukdo. All the birds were destroyed.

The presence of the H5N2 virus sub-type has been confirmed.

Further Reading

- You can visit the Avian Flu page by clicking here.