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Vietnamese student arrested for smuggling virus-infected pork into Japan

Japanese police have arrested a Vietnamese exchange student for illegally carrying fermented pork rolls containing the African swine fever virus into the country.

All Vietnam localities but one infected by African swine fever

Tay Ninh has become the latest Vietnamese locality to be infected with African swine fever, leaving just one left.

Vietnam reports initial success in creating African swine fever vaccine

An African swine fever vaccine being tested in Vietnam has shown positive results, with injected pigs not getting infected alongside sick ones.
July 02, 2019 | 05:13 pm GMT+7

African swine fever costs Hanoi $43 million

Around 414,000 pigs with African swine fever have been culled in Hanoi, inflicting losses of VND1 trillion ($43 million).
July 02, 2019 | 07:42 am GMT+7

Hanoi culls 10,000 pigs with African swine fever every day

Hanoi is killing around 10,000 pigs infected with African swine fever every day this week, up from 6,000 in previous weeks.
June 27, 2019 | 07:17 pm GMT+7

Vietnam uses budget reserves to cull pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide

Vietnam will use VND1.27 trillion ($54.5 million) from its annual budget reserves to help six provinces kill pigs infected with African swine fever.
June 27, 2019 | 07:55 am GMT+7

Only three Vietnam provinces free of African swine fever

Lam Dong Province in the Central Highlands is the latest to report outbreaks of African swine fever, which leaves only three provinces unaffected.
June 25, 2019 | 11:47 am GMT+7

Pork gets dear as African swine fever spreads

Pork import prices have risen by up to 30 percent as African swine fever expands to almost all localities in Vietnam.
June 22, 2019 | 05:23 pm GMT+7

All but one Mekong Delta province infected with African swine fever

Long An is the latest African swine fever victim, leaving Ben Tre as the only Mekong Delta locality untouched by the incurable disease.
June 17, 2019 | 02:30 pm GMT+7

Pork imports skyrocket as African swine fever continues to spread

The African swine fever epidemic has caused a spike in pork imports and authorities are calling for stockpiling the meat.
June 14, 2019 | 05:02 pm GMT+7

HCMC acts to stop African swine fever outbreak from spreading further

HCMC authorities have stepped up measures to prevent the African swine fever from spreading further after declaring its first case Tuesday.   
June 13, 2019 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

African swine fever reaches Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's largest city, has declared its first African swine fever outbreak, meaning 55 out of 63 Vietnamese localities have been infected.
June 11, 2019 | 08:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnam estimates $154 million loss from African swine fever

The African swine fever epidemic, which has claimed the lives of over 2.2 million pigs, has cost Vietnam VND3.6 trillion ($154 million).
June 05, 2019 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam PM calls for country to be on a war footing against African swine fever

"Fighting African swine fever is like fighting invaders" should be the motto, says Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
June 04, 2019 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Vietnam culls 2 million pigs as African swine fever threatens large-scale farms

Vietnam has culled two million pigs infected with African swine fever as the virus continues to spread, the agriculture minister said.
May 31, 2019 | 01:54 pm GMT+7
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