Swine fever vaccination plan cleared by farm ministry

National Oct 11, 2019

Swine fever vaccination plan cleared by farm ministry

An agriculture ministry panel has approved preventive swine fever vaccinations for pigs being raised in prefectures with confirmed cases of the disease. The proposal to revise the state's disease prevention guidelines was presented Thursday by the animal hygiene subcommittee of the Council of Food, Agriculture ...

North Korea swine fever outbreak puts South on edge

Asia Pacific Jun 2, 2019

North Korea swine fever outbreak puts South on edge

South Korean troops stationed along the world's last Cold War frontier have been put on high alert in the face of a new infiltration threat from the nuclear-armed North: fever-stricken wild boar. An outbreak of African swine fever that has cut swaths through China, Vietnam ...