July 10, 2020, 09.49 PM

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Regular vaccination of farm animals is an extra prevention measure to undertake.

Siti underlined that these recommendations are not restricted only to Indonesia’s pig breeders, but also to backyard hog farmers.

Indonesia’s Ministry of Health has issued a decree to the Health Agency across Indonesia’s provinces and healthcare offices at ports on the matter.

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The decree details a warning on the newest strain of swine flu.

The ministry has not received reports of G4 Swine Flu in Indonesia among the pig population nor that of its citizens.

The G4 Swine Flu is a new virus strain called the G4 EA H1N1 that has infected pigs in China.

It is different than the African Swine Fever that has been detected in Indonesia’s pig population.

(Editor: Fabian Januarius Kuwado) 

Source: https://nasional.kompas.com/read/2020/07/09/15210321/kemenkes-sosialisasikan-flu-babi-g4-ke-peternak-di-indonesia

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