Classical Swine Fever — Japan
The agriculture ministry said on Wed [8 Jan 2020] that a classical swine fever [CSF] infection has been confirmed at a pig farm in the prefecture of Okinawa for the 1st time since the autumn of 1986.
The Okinawa Prefectural Government plans to cull more than 1800 pigs at the farm in the city of Uruma and at another farm where infection is suspected, in accordance with the law [see OIE’s data in the commentary. – Mod.AS].
In September 2018, the 1st CSF outbreak in Japan in 26 years was