Government should declare ASF endemic in the Philippines


With sporadic ASF outbreaks continuing to happen in the Philippines, it would be better to declare the disease endemic in the country. An industry stakeholder told Asian Agribiz that without a vaccine, it is unlikely the disease would be eradicated. The continued occurrence of ASF indicates that cu...

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Isa Q Tan
Editor, Asian Pork Magazine and Sub-Editor, Manila, Philippines. Isa speaks to Golden Harvesta, the partner of Genesus Genetics in the Philippines, about their brave decision to bring in new animals soon after ASF hit the country in ‘Golden Harvesta’s new business amid ASF pays off’.