Friday, September 14, 2012

South Korea: Seoul intensify their efforts for the prevention of bird flu after the emergence of new cases


Seoul on September 14 / Us / announced South Korean government today that it will begin to monitor all ports of entry to the country to intercept any possible influx of avian influenza. reported South Korean news agency "Yonhap" a statement from the Ministry of Food and Agriculture Korean that inspection special will be in all air and sea ports During the period from September 17 to 25 current to make sure monitoring ports and capabilities quarantine.

Yonhap Website [English]:Seoul to step up bird flu prevention effortsSEOUL, Sept. 14 (Yonhap) -- South Korea will begin monitoring all its ports of entry to intercept any possible inflow of avian influenza (AI), the government said Friday.
A special inspection will also take place at all air and sea ports on Sept. 17-25 to check the ports' monitoring and quarantine capabilities.

The move comes at a time when it appeared new cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza in several Asian countries, including China and Hong Kong, as well as in Mexico. , the ministry said the government ascend prevention measures due to the expected rise in the number of people who Lennon to travel abroad during the holiday of Chuseok along with an increase in the number of Chinese tourists coming to South Korea during the holidays to China's national from September 30 to October 7. South Korea has informed the last time outbreak highly pathogenic avian influenza in late last year, has led to the execution of more than 3 million birds throughout Korea. x P / Us 0703 GMT 09/14/2012

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