Customers inspect pork products in a supermarket in Taiwan. North Korea is the latest country to report cases of the swine fever. Photo: EPA

South Korea braces for deadly African swine fever outbreak after cases reported in the North

  • Outbreak was confirmed at a farm in Jagang province in North Korea near the country’s border with China on May 25
  • The highly contagious disease, fatal to pigs but does not affect humans, has spread rapidly across China since it was detected in the country last August
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Customers inspect pork products in a supermarket in Taiwan. North Korea is the latest country to report cases of the swine fever. Photo: EPA
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