Vietnam has developed an African swine fever vaccine for pigs in partnership with the United States, and is aiming to become the first global commercial exporter, an official said. Photo: Reuters
Vietnam has developed an African swine fever vaccine for pigs in partnership with the United States, and is aiming to become the first global commercial exporter, an official said. Photo: Reuters
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Vietnam partners with United States to develop first African swine fever vaccine

  • Deadly virus swept across China from 2018, slashing herds in the world’s largest producer and consumer of pork, boosting imports and sending meat costs soaring
  • Officials did not give a time frame for the vaccine’s roll-out or any indication of Vietnam’s capacity to produce it at scale

Vietnam has developed an African swine fever vaccine for pigs in partnership with the United States, and is aiming to become the first global commercial exporter, an official said. Photo: Reuters
Vietnam has developed an African swine fever vaccine for pigs in partnership with the United States, and is aiming to become the first global commercial exporter, an official said. Photo: Reuters
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