Vietnam Blue-ear disease controlled in most provinces
The Vietnamese veterinary department under the Ministry
of Agriculture and Rural Development has reported that many provinces across the
country have successfully controlled the recent outbreak of blue-ear pig
Most recently, the northern Thai Nguyen province, the Central Highlands Lam
Dong province and the Southern Vinh Long province have declared they are free
from the disease with no new outbreaks being discovered over the past 21 days.
The Southern provinces of Bac Lieu and Soc Trang are
the only provinces currently reporting blue-ear
. Despite the developments, the veterinary
department has warned that no negligence can be allowed in the prevention.
To continue carrying out preventive measures, the Ministry of Agriculture
and Rural Development has signed an official dispatch asking localities in the
Mekong River Delta and south-eastern provinces to strictly inspect breeding
grounds and slaughterhouses to promptly detect any possible outbreaks.
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