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Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads nationwide

Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday (May 13), as the virus continues to spread rapidly in the South-east Asian country.  Pork accounts for three-quarters of total meat consumption in Vietnam, a country of 95 million people. Most of its 30 million farm-raised pigs are consumed domestically.  Read more...



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