Swine flu continues to spread

THE spread of African Swine Flu (ASF) continues to grow throughout south-east Asia with outbreaks noted in the Philippines, Timor-Leste and South Korea.

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Brisbane Airport is one of northern Australia's points of entry for passengers from Asia. Image courtesy Brisbane Airport.

ASF is typically fatal to pigs infected with the virus and has already led to the deaths of hundreds of millions of pigs, especially in China.