More outbreaks of blue-ear pig disease have been reported in Lac An and Tan Dinh communes, Tan Uyen district, Binh Duong province.
The first occurred in Hieu Liem and Tan My communes.
The provincial Department of Animal Health said veterinarians have killed more than 700 pigs and vaccinated 13,000 others in these four communes.
The provincial People’s Committee has authorized the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and its Animal Health Agency to take effective measures to contain the disease and prepare enough vaccines for pigs across the province.
Binh Duong is one of large suppliers of pork products to other localities in southern Vietnam.