ASF confirmed in the Philippines for first time

ASF confirmed in the Philippines for first time

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New outbreaks continue in other regions of Asia

After previous official denials, it has now been confirmed that African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in the Philippines. On the island of Luzon, elevated mortality had been reported among domestic pigs in the provinces of Rizal (Calabarzon region near to the capital, Manila) and Bulacan (Central Luzon region) several weeks ago.