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Dead pigs are ASF-free, says Naujan Mayor Mark Marcos

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Naujan Mayor Mark Marcos was troubled when dead pigs started washing up on the shores of his town, but he can at least breathe a sigh of relief that they do not have African Swine Fever.

In a Facebook post, Marcos shared that samples of the pigs tested by the National African Swine Fever Task Force were found negative for the disease.

This was also confirmed by the National Animal Disease Reference Laboratory in Quezon City, he said.

This was a big relief for the mayor, who thanked the lord for the development.

Now if only he could find where these pigs came from!

“NEGATIBO SA ASF–Sang-ayon po sa impormasyong ibinigay sa akin ng ating mga kasama mula sa Provincial Veterinary Office kung saan ay binanggit nila na ito naman ay base sa impormasyon sa kanila ng National African Swine Fever (ASF) Task Force, ang sample daw po na ating kinuha mula sa mga natagpuang lumulutang na patay na baboy dito sa ating mga baybay dagat ay NEGATIVE po sa ASF. Kinumpirma po ito ng National Animal Disease Reference Laboratory na nasa Quezon City. Salamat po sa Panginoong Diyos!!!–ATTY. MARK NAVARRO MARCOS,” Marcos posted.