Beijing translation company: a pig farm in Gifu Prefecture, Japan, has been diagnosed with swine cholera, known as hog cholera, on 25 days, so that 6 cases have been diagnosed since September.
The first case of swine fever was found in a pig farm in Qifu, the capital of Qifu County, in September. It was the recurrence of swine fever in Japan since 1992. In addition to pig farms, pigs from some public institutions also contracted infections.
More than 7500 pigs were fed in pig farms with the latest cases. The Gifu county government decided to kill all pigs in order to prevent the spread of the disease.
The slaughter began on the 25th. At the request of the county government, about 1600 Japanese Self-Defense Forces will assist. More than 6,000 local and self-defense forces are expected to be involved in killing, burying and epidemic prevention.
At the same time, the county government ordered that 3 other pig farms within 10 km of the pig farm stop trafficking pigs, involving a total of 1800 pigs. In addition, the meat processing facilities in Guanshi have stopped operating.
Kyoto News Agency reported that as of February 1st this year, 40 pig farms and research institutes in Gifu raised a total of about 106 thousand pigs.
In addition, dozens of wild boar fever cases have been confirmed in Qifu County and Aichi County, neighboring counties.
Japanese Cabinet Chief Cabinet Secretary Kan Yiwei said at a routine press conference on the morning of May 25 that the central and local governments are "making every effort to prevent the spread of infection".