Intensified Veterinary and Anti-epizootic Work in DPRK

Pyongyang, March 24 (KCNA) — A nation-wide veterinary and anti-epizootic campaign is being carried on in the March-April veterinary and anti-epizootic months in the DPRK.

The Stockbreeding Management Bureau under the Ministry of Agriculture has worked out new regulations to be abided by in the months and taken various measures to prevent epizootics.

Primary attention has been directed to prophylactic treatment in the rural villages and stock-breeding and poultry fields across the country. A campaign of vaccinating newly-developed Koryo veterinary preventive medicine to the domestic animals according to their ages and of exterminating insects is going on. Activities for cleaning and disinfecting cages and pens of domestic animals and arranging environment are being conducted on a mass scale.

The Central Anti-epizootic Centre under the Ministry of Agriculture has directed a special attention to taking steps to prevent bird flu.

The centre has amended and supplemented a directive in a scientific way with regulations that should be adhered to in the anti-epizootic and quarantine work in connection with bird influenza. And it sent the directive and world divination materials
to the inferior units and helps the relevant organs and units thoroughly carry through it.

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