China reports first African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi region

Pigs are seen on the farm of pig farmer Zhang Haitao at a village in Changtu county, Liaoning province, China January 16, 2019. Picture taken January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Ryan Woo

BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Tuesday it had confirmed the first outbreak of African swine fever in the Guangxi Autonomous Region in the country’s south, as the highly contagious disease spreads through the world’s largest hog herd. The outbreak in the city of Beihai in Guangxi killed 924 animals in two farming communities with […]

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