Pig vaccines still an option

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 26 June, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 26 June, 2004, 12:00am

A day after veterinarians rejected suggestions that pigs were spreading Japanese encephalitis, the government announced it could yet implement a pig vaccination programme.

Blood tests will also be carried out to estimate the proportion of the population who might have been exposed to the virus but had not shown symptoms.

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