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Kapit and Telang Usan declared as ASF disease control areas; pig farmers advised to step up vigilance


KUCHING, July 5: Kapit Division and Telang Usan District have been declared as African Swine Fever (ASF) disease control areas following news reports of a suspected outbreak at nearby Nunukan and Krayan Provinces of Kalimantan Utara, Indonesia.

Department of Veterinary Services Sarawak (DVSS) director Dr Adrian Susin Ambud, in stating this, advised the public in ASF disease control areas to refrain from buying, selling or keeping live wild boars and wild boar meat.

He asserted that activities such as feeding, moving, bringing, purchasing online or posting any live pigs, pork or pork products into and out of these control areas are discouraged.


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