New case of swine fever re­ported

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - CHINA -

China has con­firmed a new out­break of African swine fever in Tianjin, and 292 pigs were con­firmed in­fected while an­other 189 were found dead, ac­cord­ing to the Min­istry of Agri­cul­ture and Ru­ral Af­fairs. The out­break oc­curred in a farm in the city’s Jizhou dis­trict. The min­istry has dis­patched a team to the farm to guide the dis­posal work. It said the out­break has been ef­fec­tively con­trolled af­ter lo­cal au­thor­i­ties sealed off the area, killed the pigs and con­ducted biosafety dis­posal and dis­in­fec­tion.

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