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S. Korea Raises Foot-And-Mouth Alert to Highest Level

South Korea raised its alert for foot-and-mouth disease to the highest level on concern that an outbreak that began last month may widen.

The government will set up a central disaster and safety center involving related ministries to prevent the spread of the disease, Maeng Hyung Kyu, the minister for public administration and security, said today in a briefing broadcast on television.