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Vietnam: The People's Committee of Ha Tinh province is disinfecting the environment to suppress African swine fever

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Published Dec 8, 2023

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African swine fever has recurred in Ha Tinh, affecting 46 livestock households and causing the death of 166 pigs. Experts attribute the rapid spread of the disease to small farming households not implementing safe farming measures. Efforts to control the epidemic include inspecting and controlling trading, transporting, and slaughtering activities, as well as establishing a council to handle the destruction of infected pigs.
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According to a report from the Ha Tinh Department of Livestock and Veterinary Medicine, in early November 2023, African swine fever recurred in Ha Tinh with the first outbreak in Nghi Xuan district. To date, the epidemic has "named" 46 livestock households in 20 villages in Cam Duong, Cam Quan, Nam Phuc Thang communes (Cam Xuyen district); Lam Trung Thuy (Duc Tho district); Trung Luong, Dau Lieu ward (Hong Linh town); Tan Lam Huong, Thach Ngoc (Thach Ha district), sickened 166 pigs to death, forced to destroy them, with a weight of more than 12,700 kg. Experts believe that the cause of African swine fever arising and spreading rapidly in the area is mainly due to the disease occurring in small farming households and not thoroughly implementing safe farming measures. . Currently, the epidemic in Nghi Xuan district has passed 21 days without any further outbreaks; Cam Quan communes, Nam Phuc Thang (Cam Xuyen), Trung Luong ward (Hong Linh town) have had no further outbreaks for 15 ...
Source: Agriculture
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