Asia-Pacific states raise African swine fever controls

Asia-Pacific states raise African swine fever controls

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Indonesia has confirmed its first ASF outbreaks, South Korea and Russia report more cases in wild boar and further consequences of the disease are being felt in China and the Philippines

Two wild boar carcasses have tested positive for ASF in the past few days, reports Yonhap news agency. Both were found in the Yeoncheon district of Gyeonggi province. No new cases have been reported in domestic pigs in South Korea for several weeks, but the number of animals culled to control the spread of the disease stands at almost 400,000.