Vietnam: Blue-ear pig disease outbreak

27-07-2010 | |

It has been announced that blue-ear pig disease was discovered in Vietnam.

The discovery in Ward 5 of Tan An city was made last week July 21. Medical samples taken from the pigs suspected of the disease confirmed that there was an outbreak of blue ear disease.
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Pigs destroyed
The provincial veterinary department already destroyed 200 dead or seriously ill pigs and 40 infected pigs are currently monitored and treated in isolation, according to reports.
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Assistance
Financial assistance has been set up by the province. The assistance goes to households with infected pigs. Check-points around Ward 5 to prevent the movement of livestock have also been created.
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Source: VOV News
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