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Date : September 30, 2019
North Koreans still in the dark about ASF
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North Koreans still in the dark about ASF

As more signs continue to appear that the entire swine population in North Korea has become infected with African Swine Fever (ASF), North Korean authorities have still failed to properly alert the population about the disease, Daily NK has learned. 

North Korean authorities are continuing to hold back information on the extent of the outbreak from the regular population, which some experts Daily NK spoke to say will only increase the likelihood of a further spread. 

“A ‘fever’ is rumored to be going around, but the state isn’t talking about it openly,” a Pyongyang-based source told Daily NK on Thursday. “The Central Sanitation and Quarantine Center is managing the situation but isn’t telling the people anything, so people don’t know what’s going on.”  ......

[Source: Daily NK]

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