African swine fever

Mizoram government to soon declare outbreak of African Swine Fever as state disaster: Minister

Mizoram Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Minister Dr K Beichhua told that CM Zoramthanga has already given his consent to declare the outbreak as a state disaster.

published on : 31st May 2022

Sixteen more pigs die of African Swine Fever in Mizoram

At least 16 more pigs died of African Swine Fever in Mizoram with the toll due to the disease rising to 770 in the state in a little over two months.

published on : 18th April 2022

Mizoram bans import of pigs, pork products amid fresh African Swine Fever outbreak

The department will also ensure the safe disposal of pig carcass in accordance with the National Action Plan for Control, Containment and Eradication of African Swine Fever, it added.

published on : 3rd April 2022

Fresh African Swine Fever cases reported in Mizoram after three months

Animal Husbandry and Veterinary department joint director (Livestock Health) Dr Lalhmingthanga said that fresh pig deaths due to ASF were reported recently in some villages.

published on : 23rd March 2022

Mizoram: 25,000 pigs die of African Swine Fever in 5 months, causing Rs 121 crore loss

The African Swine Fever outbreak is believed to be caused by pigs or pork imported from Myanmar, Bangladesh and neighbouring states like Meghalaya.

published on : 30th August 2021