Laos Reports First Cases Of African Swine Fever

Source: Feedstuffs

Following reports that neighboring Vietnam has culled more than 2.5 million hogs since February, Laos has reported to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) a series of seven cases of African swine fever (ASF) in the southern portion of the Southeast Asian country.

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According to OIE, the seven reports totaled 973 cases in neighboring villages that began June 2. Animal health authorities confirmed the ASF outbreaks June 17 and submitted a report to OIE June 20.

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