An outbreak of African Swine Fever, a contagious disease that attacks pigs, has caused Cameroon to lose at least 9,500 pigs in the West and Littoral regions of the nation, amid fears the disease could spread further, state-run Cameroon Radio Television, or CRTV, reported Sunday.
At least 5,000 pigs have been killed since the disease broke out in the western part of the country, CRTV reported.
Cameroon's pork production plunged last year when the broke out cause the destruction of over 50,000 pigs in the Far-North region.
That was after the world outbreak of the swine fever and the H1N1 flu had earlier affected the sector...
Source: Argentine Beef Packers S.A.
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