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African swine fever hits industrial farms in Vietnam, 2.8 million pigs culled

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has culled nearly 10% of its pig herd to contain an African swine fever outbreak that has started hitting large-scale industrial farms, the government said in a statement on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Pork is displayed for sale at a market in Hanoi, Vietnam February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Kham Earlier outbreaks have appeared… Read More »

Dengue fever numbers soar on La Reunion: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people are thought to have caught dengue fever in an unprecedented outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease on the French overseas territory of La Reunion, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. Authorities in the popular Indian Ocean tourist destination notified WHO of the outbreak in March 2018, since… Read More »