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Vietnam culls 1.5 million pigs as African swine fever epidemic rages

Vietnamese has culled 1.5 million pigs, or 5 percent of its population, that were infected with African swine fever.

China cancels US pork import order as US-China trade war drags on

The same week U.S. President Donald Trump announced sweeping increases on tariffs against Chinese goods, Chinese ...

African swine fever spreads to Khanh Hoa, 44 pigs culled

Khanh Hoa, home to the popular beach town Nha Trang, has become the latest province in Vietnam to report African swine fever.
May 16, 2019 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Vietnam mulls deploying armed forces against African swine fever catastrophe

The agriculture ministry has said that without proper prevention, the incurable pig disease can cause "extremely catastrophic consequences."
May 15, 2019 | 08:50 am GMT+7

African swine fever found in another province near Saigon

Three Binh Phuoc farms have been infected with African swine fever, making it the second southern locality to suffer incurable disease.
May 13, 2019 | 11:26 am GMT+7

African swine fever spreads to Vietnam’s largest pig-farming province

African swine fever has reached Dong Nai Province, a major source of pork supply to Ho Chi Minh City.
May 07, 2019 | 02:43 pm GMT+7

Two Vietnamese provinces announce end of African swine fever

The northern provinces of Hoa Binh and Bac Kan have declared there have been no new cases of African swine fever in the last month.
April 19, 2019 | 09:49 am GMT+7

Vietnam researching into incurable swine fever to develop vaccine

Vietnam is trying to develop a vaccine against African swine fever, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong said Tuesday.
March 27, 2019 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Piles of pigs: Swine fever outbreaks go unreported in rural China

Farmers and industry insiders said China’s African swine fever epidemic is far more extensive than official reports suggest, making the disease harder to contain.
March 21, 2019 | 08:41 am GMT+7

FAO calls on Vietnam to declare swine fever a national emergency

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Tuesday advised Vietnam to declare a rapidly spreading outbreak of African Swine Fever as a national emergency.
March 20, 2019 | 08:15 am GMT+7

African swine fever reaches central Vietnam

Veterinary authorities on Monday detected African swine fever on a farm in Thua Thien-Hue Province after a few pigs were found dead there.
March 19, 2019 | 10:42 am GMT+7

Animal health, provincial officials differ on reasons for swine fever outbreak

The reasons cited by animal health officials for the African swine fever outbreak do not match local conditions, provincial authorities say.
March 16, 2019 | 10:59 am GMT+7

China bans imports of Vietnamese pigs to prevent African swine fever

China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and related products from Vietnam after a series of outbreaks of African swine fever. 
March 14, 2019 | 02:52 pm GMT+7

Facebook page fined for spreading false African swine fever info

A Vietnamese Facebook page asked people to stop eating pork, falsely asserting that African swine fever could infect humans.
March 13, 2019 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Hanoi prepares to counter African swine fever outbreaks

Hanoi has set up a quick response team and is practicing all quarantine steps to fight the African swine fever.
March 08, 2019 | 08:30 pm GMT+7
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