Tag Archives: PIGS

Chinese researchers warn of new virus in pigs with human pandemic risk

06 June, 2020 9:58 am 9:58 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A new flu virus found in Chinese pigs has become more infectious to humans and needs to be watched closely in case it becomes a potential “pandemic virus”, a study said, although experts said there is no imminent threat. A team of Chinese researchers looked at influenza viruses found in pigs from … Read More

China bans pig travel from African swine fever regions as sixth case detect...

09 September, 2018 9:13 am 9:13 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China imposed a ban on transporting pigs and pork products from provinces which have reported outbreaks of African swine fever and will shut live hog markets in the regions, as authorities found a sixth case of the highly contagious virus. The measures announced by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs are … Read More