The article highlights the rise of African Swine Flu (ASF) among pigs in the state of Assam and Meghalaya. ASF is a highly contagious disease which can affect wild and domesticated pigs. It also spreads swiftly through national borders, spreading through live and dead bodies and even through packaged pork products. ASF has lead to the death of many pigs in both the states where pigs are a major source of livelihood.
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