Sunday, 22 Sep 2019

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N Korea swine flu outbreak puts South on edge

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Health Desk-02 June, 2019- South Korean troops stationed along the world’s last Cold War frontier have been put on high alert in the face of a new infiltration threat from the nuclear-armed North -- fever-stricken wild boar.

An outbreak of African swine fever that has cut swathes through China, Vietnam and Mongolia has spread to the isolated country, sparking worries that sick animals crossing the heavily militarized border could devastate the South’s US$5.9 billion pork industry.

Courtesy: Afp, Seoul