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Blue ear pig disease spreads to 13 provinces

In Uncategorized on August 1, 2010 at 11:20 am

Blue ear pig disease has spread to 13 provinces and cities nationwide, with the latest outbreak in Da Nang City, said the Department of Animal Health on July 31.

A vet checks pigs with blue ear disease in Bac Lieu Province (Photo: VNA)


The disease was detected within Hoa Khuong and Hoa Lien communes of Da Nang City, which has 92 infected pigs.


In the southern province of Tien Giang, the disease was found in 76 households in three districts.


To date, 9 districts in the province have claimed 13,377 infected pigs, while 5,598 infected pigs were destroyed, the department said.


Earlier, the disease reappeared in Dong Nai and Binh Phuoc provinces.


The 13 infected provinces and cities are Nghe An, Cao Bang, Soc Trang, Quang Tri, Tien Giang, Lao Cai, Long An, Binh Duong, Bac Lieu, Quang Nam, Dong Nai, Binh Phuoc and Da Nang.

Source: SGGP

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