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Asian nations scramble to contain pig disease outbreaks

Phys.org - Thu 20 Jun 19

Asian nations are scrambling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.5 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedentedly ...

North Korea taking 'emergency' measures to contain swine fever

Phys.org - Wed 12 Jun 19

North Korea is taking emergency measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever, its state media said Wednesday, weeks after confirming an outbreak in the isolated ...

African swine fever hits industrial farms in Vietnam, 2.8 million pigs culled

Reuters - 20 hours ago

Vietnam has culled nearly 10% of its pig herd to contain an African swine fever outbreak that has started hitting large-scale industrial farms, the government said in a statement on Tuesday. ...

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak

Reuters - Sat 22 Jun 19

Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice said.

China reports new African swine fever outbreaks in Guizhou province

Reuters - Fri 21 Jun 19

China's southwestern province of Guizhou has reported new outbreaks of African swine fever in two villages, the agriculture ministry said on Friday.

China bans pig imports from Laos due to African Swine fever

Reuters - Fri 21 Jun 19

China said on Friday it has banned direct and indirect imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Laos due to the first African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks reported by the country ...

Laos confirms first cases of African swine fever - OIE

Reuters - Thu 20 Jun 19

Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever (ASF), confirming outbreaks in the southern province of Saravane, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on ...

Vietnam culls 2.5 million pigs to halt African swine fever outbreak: officials

Reuters - Tue 18 Jun 19

Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million pigs to contain the spread of an African swine fever outbreak that is in danger of infecting every province of the country, an agriculture ministry official ...

eSwatini bans imports of live pigs from countries affected by African swine fever

Reuters - Mon 17 Jun 19

The Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly known as Swaziland, banned imports of live pigs on Monday from countries that test positive for African Swine Fever (ASF) after an outbreak of the disease in ...

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever

Reuters - Tue 11 Jun 19

North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the highly contagious and deadly African swine fever, its main state newspaper said on Wednesday, breaking its silence on the outbreak ...