South Korea to step up quarantine efforts against African swine feverChristian Fernsby ▼ | September 3, 2019
South Korea's Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs says it will step up quarantine efforts against African swine fever to prevent the contagious virus from entering the country, ahead of the Chuseok holiday.
Asia The ministry says it will intensify inspections of travelers' luggage
Topics: African swine fever South Korea
It also plans to carry out a promotional campaign next week to warn people not to bring livestock goods illegally into the country.
Carrying undeclared overseas livestock goods will be subject to a penalty of up to 83-hundred U.S. dollars. ■