African swine fever that first swept through China is now spreading across Asia.
China has imported and stockpiled a large amount of meat in response to an outbreak of African swine fever, and chilled storage at ports are almost full.
African swine fever was first detected in Vietnam in February and has since spread to farms in 58 of the country's 63 provinces,
Canned meat products from Hong Kong that entered the Philippines in March and were seized by the government have tested positive for African swine fever.
Vietnam's central Quang Binh province has been hit by African swine fever in a household in the province's Minh Hoa district.
Agricultural authorities in South China's Hainan Province confirmed that a potential African swine fever vaccine has shown "certain preventive effects" after clinical trials.
The Global Control of African Swine Fever resolution provides a framework to address this global threat through collaborative preparedness, prevention, detection and control measures.
According to newspaper reports, measures include disinfecting farms and restricting sales of pork and processed meat.
The largest city, has decl in Vietnam, has announced its first African swine fever outbreak.
The seizure of 558 smuggled frozen pigs in Bangkok's On Nut area has sparked fears of an African Swine Fever outbreak.