Foot and mouth disease spreads in North Korea

Outbreaks of foot and mouth disease have been reported in eight of 13 provinces in North Korea.

foot and mouth disease

foot and mouth disease

The deadly disease which is highly infectious is threatening livestock which is key to the food security of the impoverished country.

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is appealing for around $1 million for equipment and vaccines following a mission to North Korea.

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