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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...
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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

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...

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...
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...
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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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...
Taedong pigs african swine fever

Over 100 pigs die at a farm in Sariwon in early May, leading to...

Over 100 pigs at a pig farm in Sariwon, North Hwanghae Province, died on May 5, prompting an emergency response from the authorities, Daily...
Taedong pigs african swine fever

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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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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