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African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious hemorrhagic disease that causes high rates of death among domestic pigs.
African swine fever viruses with two different genotypes, both of which occur in domestic pigs, are associated with ticks and adult warthogs, respectively, at a single geographical site.
North Korea and Laos were also deemed African swine fever areas, but neither country had direct flights to Taiwan, officials said.
Beijing is trying to reduce the number of live pigs transported around the country, one of the main ways identified as contributing to the rapid spread of African swine fever in the country.
African swine fever is an extremely dangerous and contagious virus infection affecting pigs.
BMO raised its 2019 EPS estimate to $6, reflecting better margins at prepared foods, and said the company could exceed $6.50 in EPS and $2 billion in cash flow in 2020 from improving fundamentals, acquisitions and the effect of African swine fever on the market.
M2 PRESSWIRE-July 31, 2019-: New UK border campaign warns of threat of African swine fever
Cambodia's pork industry has yet to show signs of recovery since it was hit by African swine fever, pork sellers in Phnom Penh said.
Pork producer Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) brought home the bacon in the first quarter as an outbreak of African Swine Fever in China boosted demand from the region.
AHUGE animal welfare issue that could have killed pigs all over the UK has been averted by vigilant vets, who detected African Swine Fever in a batch of meat illegally imported to Northern Ireland.
Bulgaria has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of deadly African swine fever and protect the country's 600-million lev ($344 million) pig-breeding industry, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday.
This was mainly due to sick pigs," Donovan said on Wednesday in comments about the impact of African swine fever in China.
Visiting a pig farm in Gangwon province, Lee told officials that efforts to prevent an outbreak of African swine fever would last long and called for them to thoroughly take disinfection and quarantine measures in border regions.
All kinds of animal meat, fresh, frozen, cooked or uncooked, or canned from countries struck by African swine fever (ASF) will not be allowed at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) and other seaports, according to the guidelines released by the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ).
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