African swine fever hits Vietnam's HCM City


Source: Xinhua (China)|Editor: Mu Xuequan



HO CHI MINH CITY, June 11 (Xinhua) -- Ho Chi Minh City has been stricken by African swine fever (ASF), becoming Vietnam's 55th locality hit by the animal disease, Vietnam News Agency reported on Tuesday.


Specimens from pigs raised by a household in the city's District 9 have been tested positive to the ASF virus, according to the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.


To prevent ASF from spreading, local agencies have...