Korea’s new ASF outbreak kills 5500 pigs


Korea has reported a new ASF outbreak after two months of being ASF-free, once again raising the alarm about the potential risk of wild boar to the commercial herds in the country.

The outbreak occurred in a pig farm in Cheorwon, about 71 km northeast of Seoul. Authorities culled the 5499 pigs o...

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Editor, Asian Pork Magazine, Manila, Philippines. Isa wrote a comprehensive report on how vaccinations work or fail, the types and trends in the article, ‘Vaccination essential for disease prevention, but not a silver bullet’.