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African Swine Fever — Indonesia
Hundreds of pigs have died from African swine fever [ASF] in Bali, authorities said on Wednesday [5 Feb 2020], marking the Indonesian holiday island’s 1st recorded outbreak, after the virus claimed some 30 000 hogs in Sumatra. Ida Bagus Wisnuardhana, Bali’s agriculture and food security agency chief, said that nearly 900 pigs succumbed to swine fever since mid-December [2019]. “The results are positive for African swine fever,” Ida told reporters, referring to tests performed on the dead