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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.

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

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

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

It’s not a dog’s life for a pig in Saigon

Pond's the pig, a gift from a husband to his wife, is a big part of the family, literally.
March 28, 2019 | 07:34 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

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

African swine fever spreads to another Vietnam province

The African swine fever has spread to the north-central province of Thanh Hoa with the first outbreak detected on a farm this week.
February 26, 2019 | 06:37 pm 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

Where pigs are hugged to bring home the bacon

At the 43-year-old Ba Ren Market, a handful of people make a living as ‘pig huggers’ who make it easy to weigh the swine.
January 24, 2019 | 04:15 pm GMT+7

Banknotes with pig images expected to be bestsellers

Souvenir shops in HCMC are selling currency bills and coins with images of swine a month before the Year of the Pig begins.
January 12, 2019 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

Saigon woman raises a pig for love, not meat

“Ut” (Oink) might be the luckiest pig in Thu Duc District for being surrounded by those who truly love her.
November 05, 2018 | 09:46 pm GMT+7

Vietnam says no to pork from countries with African swine fever

Vietnam has banned imports of pork from Hungarian and Polish provinces on concerns over African swine fever outbreaks.
September 14, 2018 | 04:47 pm GMT+7
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