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ADC Phek issues African Swine Fever outbreak notice

Nagaland News

Dimapur, May 13: Additional Deputy Commissioner of Phek, Ruopfukuotuo Noudi has notified that due to recent outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the district, the following areas have been notified as infected zones and surveillance zone: Old Town Khel, Phek Village and 1 km radius as Infected Zone; and Chosaba Village, Phek Basa, Phek Town, Lozaphuhu and Losami (10 km radius from Infected Zone) as Surveillance Zone.
He further directed that the following restrictions should be strictly adhered in those locations with immediate effect until further order: ban on slaughter of pigs; ban on import and export of pigs and piglets; and ban on transport of pigs and pork.
(Page News Service)