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Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its neighbor confirmed the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever, an official notice said. The ban would cover live pigs and carcasses in an effort to prevent the disease from spreading into Thailand, said a notice on the Thai Department… Read More »

China reports first African swine fever outbreak in Beijing

Workers in protective suits are seen at a checkpoint on a road leading to a village near a farm where African swine fever was detected, in Fangshan district of Beijing, China November 23, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry said on Friday it has confirmed African swine fever on two farms in Beijing,… Read More »