ASF spreads to new areas in Indonesia, Philippines

ASF spreads to new areas in Indonesia, Philippines

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African swine fever has been confirmed for the first time on the Indonesian island of Bali, and on Mindanao in the Philippines.

The first outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) have now been confirmed on Bali, one of the islands in the Indonesian archipelago. Almost 1,000 pigs have died in four central districts, reports The Jakarta Post. Worst affected in the district of Badung, where 598 animals have died over the past two months. It is reported that there have been no new outbreaks for the past few days, and that the disease may have been contained.