African swine fever confirmed in two more Philippine provincesChristian Fernsby ▼ | October 18, 2019
New cases of African swine fever were detected in some areas in Cavite, south of the nation's capital Manila, and in Nueva Ecija on Luzon island.
Asia Cavite Governor Jonvic Remulla
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Agriculture Secretary William Dar also confirmed infections in Nueva Ecija, but said they were "limited".
The Philippines, the world's seventh-biggest pork importer, has further tightened its animal quarantine rules to protect its $5 billion hog industry. ■