African Swine Fever — Ghana
Reports from the National Veterinary Laboratory have confirmed an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in the Western region.
The affected communities are in the districts of the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis and Effia Kwesimintism municipality.
Head of the Takoradi Veterinary laboratory Dr Theophilus Odoom, confirming the outbreak to Joy News, said 56 pigs have died from the disease.
[ASF is endemic in Ghana; during 2018 (most recent available OIE