Preventative African swine fever measures intensify in Hanoi

VOV.VN - Strict standards have been implemented at quarantine stations around the clock in Linh Nam ward, Hoang Mai district, where the first outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) was detected in the capital city of Hanoi.

An inspection team operates on Thuy Linh street to carefully monitor vehicles transporting animals through the area
Lime powder is sprayed on the road each morning as disinfectant to prevent the further outbreak of ASF
 
A quarantine station located in an alley on Thuy Linh street, almost 300 metres away from the origins of the city’s original ASF outbreak
The ward is home to a total of 46 pig breeding households, all of whom have committed to participate in training courses on the ASF epidemic
All of the vehicles carrying animals into the area are being subject to disinfectant techniques before being allowed to enter
People moving in and out of homes have to wear protective clothing
 
 
Many of those who operate pig farms in the area have closed their door to strangers due to fear of spreading ASF further
On some other small pig farms in the area, residents spray lime powder before and after passing through entrances and wear protective clothes before entering the farms
 
 
Any pigs which have been infected have to be culled
 

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