Japan to vaccinate thousands of pigs to tackle Classical swine fever

Japan to vaccinate thousands of pigs to tackle Classical swine fever


Japan is to vaccinate thousands of pigs to tackle a Classical swine fever (CSF) in many parts of the country that has seen more than 130,000 pigs culled in a year.

The farm ministry, which had been cautious about vaccinations due to their impact on pork exports, switched the policy as the epidemic that started in September 2018 continues unabated.

Mainichi Japan reported that the farm ministry plans to request pharmaceutical companies to boost production of CSF vaccines.

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