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China reports new African swine fever case in Yunnan province

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 26, 2019
China's agriculture ministry said on Monday it had confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in the southwestern province of Yunnan.
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Asia   The outbreak occurred on a farm of 120 pigs near Zhaotong city
The outbreak occurred on a farm of 120 pigs near Zhaotong city in the northeast of the province, killing 26 pigs.

Topics: African swine fever China

An epidemic of African swine fever has swept through China's hog herd over the last year, reducing pig numbers by almost a third, according to official data, and sending pork prices soaring.


 

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