Biological Hazard in South Korea on March 15 2016 11:32 AM (UTC).

Base data

EDIS Number BH-20160315-52505-KOR
Event type Biological Hazard
Date/Time March 15 2016 11:32 AM (UTC)
Last update March 15 2016 11:33 AM (UTC)
Cause of event
Damage level Is not or not known Damage level

Geographic information

Continent Asia
Country South Korea
County / State South Chungcheong Province
Area Province-wide
Coordinate 36° 11.224,127° 5.925

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 0
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0

Biohazard information

Biohazard level 3/4 - Hight
Biohazard description Bacteria and viruses that can cause severe to fatal disease in humans, but for which vaccines or other treatments exist, such as anthrax, West Nile virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, SARS virus, variola virus (smallpox), tuberculosis, typhus, Rift Valley fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, yellow fever, and malaria. Among parasites Plasmodium falciparum, which causes Malaria, and Trypanosoma cruzi, which causes trypanosomiasis, also come under this level.
Disease, agent name Hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD)
Infected person(s) 0
Species Animal
Status confirmed