USDA Adds Nepal to African Swine Fever-Affected Countries

The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has updated its list of regions affected by African swine fever (ASF) to now include the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. The decision comes in response to the confirmed presence of ASF in Nepal, a highly contagious disease with significant implications for both wild and domestic swine populations. For the latest information on regions affected by ASF, visit the APHIS website at