Tag Archives: swine fever

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Anhui province

11 November, 2018 9:18 am 9:18 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has confirmed a new outbreak of African swine fever in the eastern province of Anhui. China, home to the world’s largest hog herd, has reported more than 50 cases of the highly contagious disease, including in Anhui, since the first detected outbreak in early August. The fever was found on a … Read More

China’s small farmers pose huge challenge in swine fever battle

09 September, 2018 11:09 am 11:09 am

HARBIN, China (Reuters) – Even after 14 outbreaks of African swine fever across China in just over a month, pig farmer Wang Wu does not believe the threat to his livelihood is real. “I heard about the African swine fever thing. But then people said it was just rumor. It was fake news,” said Wang, … Read More

China reports fifth case of African swine fever

08 August, 2018 11:11 am 11:11 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – African swine fever has infected 185 pigs on a farm in eastern China’s Anhui province, the country’s fifth case of the deadly disease in less than a month amid growing concerns about the rapid spread of infection in the world’s largest hog herd. The outbreak killed 80 of 459 hogs on a … Read More