African pig cholera, origin and disease prevention

Currently, 12 countries have recorded outbreaks of African swine flu. This is considered a dangerous disease, the nature of rapid spread, greatly affecting the livestock industry, there is no vaccine to prevent and treat.


1. Cholera swine outbreaks in many places

According to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), from 2017 to 18/2/2019, there are 12 countries in the world reporting the occurrence of African cholera epidemic, in which the photos bear The worst hit is China, which is also the world’s largest producer and consumer of pork.

Pork is now a major source of meat, consumed a lot in Asian countries. Therefore, it is almost certain that the ability of cholera virus to enter other countries in the region and spread quickly.

In Vietnam, on February 19, 2019, the Sub-Department of Animal Health (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) announced the first detection of the African swine outbreak in Hung Yen and Thai Binh provinces. On March 5, 2019, information from authorities said that there were 202 households in 7 provinces appearing, of which 4,200 infected pigs were destroyed.

As of March 29, 2019, African swine flu has spread to 23 provinces in Vietnam, including: Hai Phong, Thanh Hoa, Hanoi, Ha Nam, Hai Duong, Thai Binh, Hung Yen and Hoa Binh. , Dien Bien, Thai Nguyen, Ninh Binh, Nam Dinh, Quang Ninh, Bac Kan, Son La, Nghe An, Lang Son, Bac Ninh, Thua Thien – Hue, Lai Chau, Bac Giang, Vinh Phuc and Quang Tri.

2. The danger of cholera pig in Africa

Unlike swine flu, African swine flu has no direct impact on human health. Pig cholera is currently unable to cause disease in humans, but it can spread to flies, mosquitoes, mice, cats, and poultry such as chickens and ducks … Cholera pigs can get more serious diseases Other dangers, such as blue ears, flu, typhoid fever … These diseases are the main cause of danger to people, because of their ability to disturb the digestive system, especially when eating the soup, eating infected pork but not well cooked.

And when pigs get blue ear disease, streptococcus causes disease in the mouth. People with scratches or wounds, when exposed to infected pigs, will be invaded by bacteria. When infected, patients often show signs of high fever, headache, feeling of nausea, bleeding in some parts of the body. In some more serious cases, there may be symptoms of gastrointestinal toxicity, more severe is meningitis.

3. How to prevent and treat African pig cholera

Regular cleaning of cages, spraying antiseptic to prevent pathogens

Regular cleaning of cages, spraying antiseptic to kill pathogens, prevent insects and rodents because they can carry cholera pathogens from this place spread to other places. Do not buy, sell, transport and consume infected pigs or suspected pigs. Do not buy pork of unclear origin, do not use leftovers, unprocessed food from pork.

Should actively eat boiled drinking to ensure hygiene, do not use foods of unclear origin to ensure health.

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