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African swine fever

African swine fever (ASF) is a viral disease affecting domestic and wild pigs. Transmission can occur via live/dead pigs and pork products as well as contaminated feed and fomites like shoes, cloths etc., due to the high environmental resistance of the ASF virus. Recently, a new form of African swine fever was identified in China ..

African Swine Fever in the North East

The African Swine Fever has stuck Meghalaya. Earlier, it had struck Mizoram. Current Scenario The African Swine Fever has killed 1,700 pigs in Mizoram in a month. It has now spread to Meghalaya and has killed three hundred pigs here so far. African Swine Fever in Philippines The Philippines Government recently placed the country under ..

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African Swine Flu in Assam

On May 3, 2020, the Assam Government confirmed that more than 2,500 pigs in 306 villages were killed due to African Swine Flu in Assam. There was no relevance brought with COVID-19. Highlights The reason of death of the pigs were confirmed as African Swine Flu by the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases ..

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