Vietnam’s African swine fever cull nears 3 million

Vietnam’s African swine fever cull nears 3 million

In the past week, there have been three new ASF outbreaks in Vietnam, all occurring as clusters in village pig herds. With total direct losses of 434 animals as the result of culling to prevent further spread of the infection, latest cases were in the provinces of Dak Nong and Lam Dong in the Central Highlands region, and Vung Tau in the Southeastern region, according to official reports from the agriculture ministry in Hanoi to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).