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Thursday, December 28, 2023
Bangladesh reports first case of African swine fever
Bangladesh has officially confirmed its first case of African swine fever (ASF) on a "Pig Development Farm" in Rangamati, affecting 414 swine, National Hog Farmer reported.
Friday, September 29, 2023
African swine fever kills 600 swine in Champhai District, India
African swine fever (ASF) has been detected in the village of Kawlkulh, situated in Champhai District, India, resulting in 600 swine killed due to the disease, East Mojo reported.
Tuesday, September 26, 2023
USDA-APHIS to hold third African Swine Fever Action Week in early October
The United States Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) is gearing up for its third annual African Swine Fever (ASF) Action Week, scheduled to take place on October 2-6, and extends its invitati ...
Friday, September 22, 2023
Italy culls nearly 34,000 swine to halt African swine fever spread
Italian authorities have culled nearly 34,000 swine across 12 farms in Lombardy, a northern Italian region, in response to the growing threat of African swine fever (ASF), Fox News reported.
Thursday, September 21, 2023
South Korea implements stronger quarantine measures to combat African swine fever
In response to the recent outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) from wild boars, South Korea will enforce stricter quarantine measures during the upcoming Chuseok holiday period, according to the agriculture ministry, The Korea Times report ...
Friday, September 15, 2023
Philippines considers subsidising African swine fever vaccine rollout
The Philippine government is exploring the possibility of subsidising the commercial rollout of African swine fever (ASF) vaccines, provided they prove effective in ongoing trials, according to a senior agriculture official, BusinessMirror ...
Thursday, September 14, 2023
Multiple countries block Swedish pork imports over African swine fever concerns
Several nations, including Armenia, Australia, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, and Ukraine, have implemented import restrictions on Swedish pork due to concerns about the recent outbreak of African swine fever in wild boars withi ...
Monday, September 11, 2023
African swine fever confirmed in Mongolia after four years
After a more than four-year absence, African swine fever (ASF) was detected in Mongolia, with outbreaks confirmed by the World Organisation for Animal Health at two domestic swine farms, affecting over 350 animals, National Hog Farmer repor ...
Friday, September 8, 2023
First case of African swine fever detected in Sweden
The Swedish Veterinary Institute (SVA) has officially confirmed the presence of African swine fever (ASF) in Sweden, marking the country's first reported case after a dead wild boar was located just southeast of the Fagersta district, Natio ...
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
African swine fever hits Cocoro Island, Philippines
African swine fever (ASF) has been detected on Cocoro Island, in Palawan's Magsaysay municipality in the Philippines, with 300 swine killed due to the disease, Farm Journal's Pork reported.
Monday, August 21, 2023
Phibro Animal Health seeks patent for African swine fever vaccine
Phibro Animal Health is actively pursuing a patent for its African swine fever (ASF) vaccine, as it aims to develop a specific epitope-based vaccine, instead of the conventional approach of an attenuated live vaccine, National Hog Farmer re ...
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
African swine fever confirmed in Bohol province, Philippines
The provincial veterinary office of Bohol province, Philippines has officially confirmed the presence of African swine fever (ASF) after detecting the virus in dead swine within Pilar town, losing its status as the only province in the only ...
Monday, August 7, 2023
Canada invests about US$747,000 to strengthen pork industry against African swine fever threat
The Government of Canada has announced a significant investment of CAD 944,340 (~US$706,000; CAD 1 = US$0.75) in the Manitoba Pork Council through the African Swine Fever Industry Preparedness Programme (ASFIPP), aimed at enhancing Canada's ...
Friday, August 4, 2023
Vietnam to export 2 million African swine fever vaccines to Philippines and Indonesia
Vietnam is set to make significant strides in combating African swine fever (ASF) as it prepares to export 2 million doses of ASF vaccines to the Philippines and Indonesia between August and October this year, Vietnam Plus reported.
Monday, July 31, 2023
African swine fever under control in the Dominican Republic with positive vaccine results
The Minister of Agriculture of the Dominican Republic, Limber Cruz, said that the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in the country is being effectively managed, with encouraging results from tests conducted with a vaccine, Dominican Today ...

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