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Rason Market in North Hamgyong Province coronavirus

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...
Taedong pigs african swine fever

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...
Sunchon, South Pyongan Province

Crackdown on pork continues following ASF outbreak in North Korea

Following North Korea’s announcement of an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the country, reports suggest that the disease has spread to the...
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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...

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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African Swine Fever strikes pigs at N. Korean livestock farm

The mass death of livestock at a farm in North Korea’s Kangwon Province has led government officials to take urgent action to prevent the...
Taedong pigs african swine fever

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...
A scene from Sakju County, North Pyongan Province

Apparent outbreak of African Swine Fever in North Korea

African Swine Fever (ASF) is on the rise in China and other areas in Asia recently, and the disease has now spread to North...

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...

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