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ASF continues in Asia: 13 countries affected, at least 8 million pigs dead


A summary of the ASF situation in Asia and the Pacific presented at the recent meting of the standing group of experts on African Swine Fever.


2 December 2020 In the virtual meeting of the standing group of experts on African Swine Fever (SGE ASF16), participating member countries presented their national epidemiological situation regarding ASF. The following is a summary from the presentation, "African swine fever in Asia and the Pacific & SGE-ASF for Asia" presented by Yooni Oh, Regional Project Coordinator FAO RAP.


As of Nov 2020, a total of 13 countries in the Asia-Pacific officially have reported ASF. (China, Mongolia, Vietnam, Cambodia, North Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, South Korea, Timor-Leste, and Indonesia; with Papua New Guinea and India reporting for the first time in 2020).


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