Vietnam Says ‘Drastic Measures’ Needed to Fight Spread of African Swine Fever

Article 0 Comments Vietnam’s prime minister has called for “drastic measures” to fight the spread of African swine fever in the Southeast Asian country, state media reported on Tuesday. The highly contagious disease, which is incurable in pigs but harmless to humans, has spread rapidly across neighboring China since August, […]

U.S. Working with Mexico, Canada to Block African Swine Fever

Article 0 Comments The United States, Canada and Mexico are coordinating efforts to prevent the arrival of a highly contagious swine disease that has swept through China’s hog herd and parts of Europe, U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Thursday. The disease, African swine fever, can cause death for […]