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Date : February 24, 2020
Kim orders vigilance to prevent avian flu outbreak
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Kim Jong Un orders more vigilance to prevent avian flu outbreak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently ordered his government to strengthen disease control measures to prevent an outbreak of avian flu, Daily NK has learned.

North Korean military units were deployed earlier this month to chase away birds from major bird breeding grounds in the country.

Kim Jong Un reportedly held an early morning meeting on Feb. 14 with high-ranking officials to discuss ways to strengthen measures to control avian flu, according to a Pyongyang-based source on Feb. 20.

“The meeting was held at 3 AM and included major party and government officials, including Chae Ryong Hae, the first vice chairman of the State Affairs Commission, and Premier Kim Jae Ryong,” the source told Daily NK. ......

[Source: Daily NK]

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