China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Anhui provinceStaff Writer |
Asia China has reported more than 50 cases
China has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in the eastern province of Anhui.
The fever was found on a farm with 8,339 pigs in Qingyang county in the south of Anhui, infecting 96 of the animals and killing 47 of them, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement.
Transportation of pigs in and out of the area has been banned, as has movement of pork products outside the area. Last month, the ministry said it would lift African swine fever-related restrictions in four Anhui cities hit by previous outbreaks. ■
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