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China reports another case of ASF in the Liaoning province

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China has confirmed another case of African swine fever disease in the Liaoning province in northeast China, according to the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture.

Posted on Oct 09 ,13:04

China reports another case of ASF in the Liaoning province

There were 334 sick pigs out of a number of 3,358 that were raised in several villages in the city of Yingkou. Xinhuanet reports that 93 pigs died because of the disease.

Local authorities have announced that measures are taken to contain the disease, including disinfecting the affected pigs and that the outbreak is currently under effective control.

China reported its first case of African swine fever in August in Liaoning Province, since then the country reported several outbreaks of the disease in other provinces also.

The Ministry of Agriculture in China had announced at the end of September that it had suspended internal pork transportation in 18 provinces because of the disease.

 

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