Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Deadly African swine fever arrives in China, the world’s largest producer of pigs
International Livestock Research Institute
A piglet, one of countless who died of Porcine Epidemic
Diarrhea in Manitoba over the past 18 months. (A Manitoba Pork photo.)
Diseases deadly to hogs, some of which can also spread to humans, are legion.Long feared, it's now finally happened. African Swine Fever (ASF), an infectious and highly-lethal viral disease of pigs has, for the first time, reared its head in China. Story here.
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