China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Guangxi region

FILE PHOTO: Pigs are seen on the back of a truck outside a slaughterhouse in Dongguan, Guangdong province, China December 22, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer

BEIJING (Reuters) – China on Thursday confirmed a new 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 Guigang killed 20 animals on a farm of 3,172 pigs, the Ministry of Agriculture […]

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