More ASF cases reported in the Philippines

More ASF cases reported in the Philippines

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The only Asian country officially confirming cases of African swine fever (ASF) over the past week is the Philippines.

Occurring between October 30 last year and March 6, the latest cases were mainly among backyard pig herds. Communities in 15 provinces on the island of Luzon were affected by these outbreaks. More than 42,000 pigs were lost to the disease through mortality or culling.