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Health News Roundup: African swine fever outbreak in China


Devdiscourse News Desk China
Updated: 19-11-2018 14:13 IST
Health News Roundup: African swine fever outbreak in China

Following is a summary of current health news briefs.

China reports new outbreaks of African swine fever in Jiangxi, Yunnan, Sichuan and Shanghai

Four new outbreaks of African swine fever have been reported in China's provinces of Jiangxi, Yunnan and Sichuan as well as the municipality of Shanghai, the agriculture ministry said on Saturday. Ten pigs had died from the disease and 10 others had fallen ill on a farm with 150 hogs in the southeastern province of Jiangxi, the ministry said on its website. Another 348 pigs will be slaughtered in Yunnan province in the southwest, it added.

(With inputs from Reuters)

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : China

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