HEALTH Updated at 10:20:21 06/11/2019  (Views:  2817 )
Binh Thuan to put all effort to

Binh Thuan to put all effort to tackle African swine fever

BTO – The Outbreaks of African Swine fever has spread to two districts of Duc Linh and Tanh Linh (Binh Thuan province) recently, threatening high risk to spread wide throughout the province. Facing such complicated situation, the authorities of Binh Thuan province are putting all effort to struggle to control the epidemic. An urgent meeting chaired by Secretary of Binh Thuan Party committee Nguyen Manh Hung was abnormally held on June 7th afternoon, which aimed to find appropriate solutions.

As of now, African swine fever has spread to 3 localities in Binh Thuan province, including Duc Linh, Tanh Linh and Lagi. The whole province has 66 pig farms and 10,000 pig-breeding households with 289,000 pigs, focusing on Tanh Linh and Duc Linh districts.

To prevent the outbreak of African swine fever to other localities, the People’s Committee of Binh Thuan province has issued and dispatched many documents to struggle with the epidemic.  

Hundreds of pigs died and have been culled in the days, causing a huge shortage of pork locally and in high risk of widespread.

Translated by My Thien (Source: Binh Thuan Online)



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