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South Korean animal rights groups allege that pigs infected with foot and mouth disease are being buried alive.

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Foot-and-mouth disease spooks South Koreansupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 21:51:00

A South Korean farmer for 15 years, Sa Taek-hwan, lost his livelihood overnight.

South Korea tries to contain foot-and-mouth outbreakupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 07:19:00

South Korea confirmed two additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease Thursday, as it struggles to contain the disease that has already spread rapidly across the nation and cost the country millions of dollars in exports.

Report: Foot-and-mouth disease spreading in South Koreaupdated: Sun Jan 02 2011 04:13:00

South Korean officials confirmed seven additional cases of foot-and-mouth disease Sunday despite nationwide quarantine efforts, the Yonhap News Agency reported.

South Korea works to contain foot-and-mouth, bird fluupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 00:50:00

South Korea confirmed an outbreak of bird flu Friday as it struggles to contain foot-and-mouth disease, which has rapidly spread across the country.

South Korea works to contain foot and mouth disease outbreakupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 00:31:00

South Korea raised its foot-and-mouth disease alert to its highest level on Wednesday in an effort to contain the disease that has rapidly spread across the country.

Time.com: Child Virus Kills 3, Sickens 110 in East Chinaupdated: Mon Oct 20 2008 15:00:00

Hand, foot and mouth disease has killed three children and sickened about 110 others in eastern China, state media reported

Time.com: Disease Outbreak Would Cost $4Bupdated: Sat Jun 21 2008 15:00:00

An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease from one of five locations being considered for a new laboratory would cost the U.S. economy more than $4 billion

Time.com: China Urges Precautions Against Deadly Virusupdated: Wed May 07 2008 11:25:00

China has made it mandatory for health care providers to report all cases of a viral illness that has sickened thousands of young children across the country, as the death toll rose Wednesday to 28

Foot-and-mouth restrictions liftedupdated: Wed Oct 17 2007 05:59:00

British authorities have lifted a protection zone around a Surrey cattle farm, restoring the normal movement of animals and livestock more than a month after it was halted because of foot-and-mouth disease.

New foot and mouth outbreak in UKupdated: Wed Sep 12 2007 14:25:00

Britain has imposed a nationwide ban on the movement of animals after another outbreak of foot and mouth disease was discovered on a cattle farm in Surrey, close to the site of last month's outbreak of the highly transmissible virus.

EU lifts ban on Brit meat exportsupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 22:23:00

The European Union relaxed a ban on exports of British livestock, meat and dairy products Thursday, imposed after an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in southeastern England earlier this month.

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