TTO - Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Korea 3-2 days to confirm the poultry farms in North Chungcheong and North Jeolla provinces are showing signs of bird flu outbreak in the traditional New Year's Day after South Korea.
Yonhap news agency said two farms located in Eumseong districts and districts of two provinces Jeongeup. The South Korean government ordered the quarantine agencies to monitor and control the spreading any signs of bird flu, especially in time there are many people moving on the road after Tet.
Before that day 30-1, South Korea confirms H5N8 flu appeared in a chicken farm in the province of Gyeongi. Although no signs of infection to humans but Korean authorities are concerned bird flu virus spreading in low temperature conditions during Tet of Korea.
|"We are warning people not to areas of avian influenza viruses have the ability to spread. We ask them very vigilant and not to many areas of poultry farms "- Yonhap quoted officials of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Korea, Kwon Jae-han said.|
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Korea has limited ban on movement of poultry from the affected areas avian flu. Up to now, hon1, 6 million birds have been culled due soon suspected bird flu.
Since the avian flu outbreak in 2011, this is the first H5N8 influenza virus appeared in Korea. Earlier, this virus appears only in the U.S. and Europe.