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State of Emergency Declared as Bird Flu Spreads to Gyeonggi Province Updated: 2011-01-12 00:00:00 KST

A state of emergency has been declared on Tuesday here in Korea as bird flu continues to spread.
According to the agriculture ministry, the flu is spreading rapidly throughout South Jeolla and Gyeonggi provinces.
As preventive measures, chicken and ducks within a three-kilometer radius of the affected farms will be put down, and sales of these animals will be banned in traditional markets starting Thursday until the 27th of this month.
The ministry added that as migratory birds could also spread the virus, it plans to disinfect breeding sites.
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