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FOOT & MOUTH DISEASE - SOUTH KOREA (05): (NORTH CHUNGCHEON) PORCINE

South Korea has confirmed a fresh case of foot-and-mouth disease [FMD] at a hog farm, the agriculture ministry said in a statement on Thursday [04 Dec 2014], 5 months after an outbreak elsewhere that added to fears about food safety. South Korea experienced a major FMD epizootic from November 2010 to April 2011, affecting both pigs and cattle.

PORCINE EPIDEMIC DIARRHEA - UKRAINE.

According to Ukrainian swine industry groups, several porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) cases were registered in different regions of Ukraine since spring of 2014. During the outbreak period, average losses can be calculated at approximately 78 piglets per each hundred sows with average production halt at 4 weeks. Swine farmers in Ukraine are on alert, and as a result, have reportedly increased biosecurity practices as a preventive measure. Special attention has been paid to disinfecting trucks and tightening critical inspection points such as entry ways/exitsSwine farmers in Ukraine are on alert, and as a result, have
reportedly increased biosecurity practices as a preventive measure. Special attention has been paid to disinfecting trucks and tightening critical inspection points such as entry ways/exits. PED virus outbreak in several sow farms in Ukraine could lead to the deaths of 30 to 35 million pigs in Europe, and have a major impact on global pig production numbers.

AUJESZKY'S DISEASE - ROMANIA: (TULCEA) SWINE, OIE

Aujeszky's disease, Romania
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Information received on [and dated] 2 Oct 2014 from Dr Cristian Duicu, Director General, National Veterinary and Food Safety Authority for General Sanitary Veterinary Department, Ministry of Agriculture and Food, Bucharest, Romania.
Report type: immediate notification. Reason for notification: reoccurrence of a listed disease. Manifestation of disease: clinical disease. Causal agent: Aujeszky's disease virus. Nature of diagnosis: laboratory. This event pertains to a defined zone within the country.

PORCINE EPIDEMIC DIARRHEA - USA (24): (SOUTH DAKOTA) ENTERIC

The South Dakota veterinary officials say 2 more farms have confirmed cases of a potentially deadly swine virus, bringing the state total to 38 farms. South Dakota has had considerably fewer cases than surrounding states like Minnesota and Iowa. But he says the spread of the PED virus is still a concern because it can spread easily and can be deadly to piglets.