Foot and mouth disease,
Korea (Rep. of)
Information received on 08/04/2020 from Dr Dae Gyun Kim, Chief Veterinary Officer, Director General, Animal Health Policy Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Sejong-si, Korea (Rep. of)
Report type Follow-up report No. 3
Date of start of the event 26/01/2019
Date of confirmation of the event 28/01/2019
Report date 08/04/2020
Date submitted to OIE 08/04/2020
Reason for notification Recurrence of a listed disease
Date of previous occurrence 30/04/2018
Manifestation of disease Clinical disease
Causal agent Foot and mouth disease virus
Serotype O
Nature of diagnosis Clinical, Laboratory (basic), Laboratory (advanced)
This event pertains to the whole country
Related reports Immediate notification (29/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 1 (30/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 2 (31/01/2019)
Follow-up report No. 3 (08/04/2020)
Outbreaks There are no new outbreaks in this report
Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection
  • Unknown or inconclusive
Epidemiological comments The epidemiological surveillance is ongoing.
Control measures
Measures applied
  • Movement control inside the country
  • Vaccination in response to the outbreak (s)
  • Surveillance outside containment and/or protection zone
  • Surveillance within containment and/or protection zone
  • Screening
  • Traceability
  • Quarantine
  • Official destruction of animal products
  • Official disposal of carcasses, by-products and waste
  • Stamping out
  • Control of wildlife reservoirs
  • Zoning
  • Disinfection
  • Ante and post-mortem inspections
  • No treatment of affected animals
Measures to be applied
  • No other measures
Future Reporting
The event is continuing. Weekly follow-up reports will be submitted.