African swine fever returns to China, Myanmar

African swine fever returns to China, Myanmar

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Officials report the return of African swine fever (ASF) to China and Myanmar, while South Korea has recorded almost 100 new cases of the disease in wild boar.

A total of seven wild boar have been found dead near Yangri town in the Shennongjia forest of Hubei. The animals tested positive for the virus, according to a report to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) from China’s agriculture ministry.