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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.

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.

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 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.
May 21, 2019 | 11:06 am GMT+7

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

Global measles cases up 300 percent year-on-year: WHO

Measles cases rose 300 percent worldwide through the first three months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the U.N. said Monday.
April 16, 2019 | 03:06 pm GMT+7

Preference for non-subsidized vaccine injects chaos in Da Nang

Pandemonium ensued at a Da Nang health center when parents were asked to return home without getting their kids vaccinated.
March 30, 2019 | 03:11 pm 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

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

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

‘Unpredictable’ African swine fever spreads to two more Vietnamese provinces

The incurable African swine fever has spread to the northern provinces of Hoa Binh and Dien Bien, bringing the total number of infected localities to nine.
March 07, 2019 | 06:30 pm GMT+7

London HIV patient becomes world's second AIDS cure hope

A man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the AIDS virus after he received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor.
March 05, 2019 | 09:36 am GMT+7

Incurable African swine fever spreads to northern Vietnam port city

Hai Phong City has become the third locality in Vietnam to detect an incurable strain of African swine fever.
February 25, 2019 | 08:05 am GMT+7

Incurable African swine fever detected in northern Vietnam

An incurable strain of African swine fever has been detected in Hung Yen and Thai Binh provinces, it was announced Tuesday.
February 20, 2019 | 03:53 pm GMT+7
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