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Thailand says detects African swine fever in sample at slaughterhouse

/ 05:26 PM January 11, 2022
market in Bangkok, Thailand

Vendors selling pork at their stalls inside a market in Bangkok, Thailand, January 10, 2022. | PHOTO: REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

BANGKOK — Thailand has detected African swine fever in a surface swab sample collected at a slaughterhouse in Nakhon Pathom province, Sorravis Thaneto, Director General at the Department of Livestock Development, told a news conference on Tuesday.

The detection marks Thailand’s first official confirmation of the disease.

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