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March 9, 2021
Taedonggang Pig Farm

North Korea falters in efforts to prevent ASF spreading

African swine fever (ASF) has now spread throughout South Pyongan Province and while the North Korean authorities are trying to prevent its further spread,...
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African Swine Fever takes its toll on N. Korean pig farms

African Swine Fever (ASF) has caused mass deaths of pigs at farms in South Hwanghae Province and North Hamgyong Province, leading the central government...
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African Swine Fever takes its toll again on N. Korea’s pigs

African Swine Fever (ASF) has once again spread in some parts of North Korea, Daily NK has learned.  “Livestock disease prevention authorities are on high...
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1,000 ASF-infected pigs die in Pyongyang, sources report

Around 1,000 pigs at the Tokdong Pig Farm in Pyongyang died in early September due to African Swine Fever (ASF), Daily NK has learned.  The...
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North Korean markets sell ASF-infected meat

Pigs known to be infected with African Swine Fever (ASF) are still being butchered and sold at local markets, Daily NK sources have reported.  “When...
Kim Jong Un Pig Farm

North Koreans still in the dark about ASF

As more signs continue to appear that the entire swine population in North Korea has become infected with African Swine Fever (ASF), North Korean...
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Continued spread of ASF leads to dearth of pigs at local markets

The continued spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) in North Korea has made it virtually impossible to buy piglets in local markets, Daily NK...
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North Koreans avoiding pork as ASF rumors spread

The North Korean authorities have yet to officially announce the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the country, but many North Koreans are...
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North Korean animal health officials permit pork sales despite ASF ban

North Korean state media has officially confirmed the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) and government officials have placed bans on the sale of...

African Swine Fever continues to afflict North Korean livestock

North Korean sources reported on May 24 that African Swine Fever (ASF) is spreading in Sinuiju, North Pyongan Province. The North Korean authorities have...

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