South Korea confirms second case of African swine fever

Asia Pacific Sep 18, 2019

South Korea confirms second case of African swine fever

South Korea on Wednesday confirmed a second case of African swine fever near its border with North Korea, raising concerns that the outbreak could spread and wreak havoc on the country's massive pig herds. Officials were planning to cull some 5,000 pigs raised at a ...

World / Science & Health Sep 7, 2019

Mysterious disease killing dogs in Norway

Norwegian authorities have not yet been able to pinpoint the cause behind an unexplained disease that is estimated to have killed dozens of dogs in the country in recent days, officials said Saturday. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority that it had been informed of another ...