28 provinces hit by blue ear in pigs

The Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus, also called blue ear disease in pigs, hit one more province, putting the total of affected provinces in the country to 28, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said Thursday.

Gia Lai Province’s Department of Animal Health said the disease was reported from pig farming households in Chu Pah District and Ayun Pa Town.

On September 2, Quang Ninh Province also announced that the pandemic broke out again in Yen Hung District’s Lam Sinh 2 Hamlet on August 20.

By Truong Ngoc – Translated by Phong Linh

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