Togo reports outbreak of African swine feverChristian Fernsby ▼ | May 12, 2020
Togo reported an outbreak of African swine fever in a farm northwest of the capital Lome, where 44 pigs have died of the disease since April 18.
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It added that the government took a series of prevention and disinfection measures to curb the spread of the disease, including the slaughter of all pigs in the farm area.
A global outbreak of swine fever, a severe hemorrhagic disease of pigs, has killed nearly half of China's pigs since August 2018. The disease has been found in 50 countries and has led to a sharp increase in pork prices. It is so far harmless to humans. ■