African swine fever returns to Myanmar

African swine fever returns to Myanmar

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The disease is spreading to new areas on two islands of the Philippines, and has been detected in more wild boar in Russia’s Far East and in South Korea.

In the first week of February, the ASF virus was detected in Shan state, Myanmar. Six of the 10 pigs on the farm died, according to the report from the country’s animal health agency to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).