August 30, 2018 / 1:09 PM / 20 days ago

China reports another outbreak of African swine fever

BEIJING, Aug 30 (Reuters) - African swine fever has infected 185 pigs on a farm in Wuhu city in eastern China’s Anhui province, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Thursday.

The infection killed 80 of 459 hogs on a farm in Wuhu’s Nanling county.

Transport of hogs and related products has been banned in the affected area, said a notice on the ministry’s website. (Reporting by Elias Glenn Editing by Alison Williams)

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