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  1. WHO seeks more tests as 27 dead from pig bacteria

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... infected pigs were slaughtered and sold- and some people even dug up dead pigs and sold them. It said the police found two dead pigs and a sick one on a tricycle last Sunday- bought by pig vendor Chen Ping for 50 yuan each. The police ordered Chen to bury the pigs. Chen complied but dug up the dead pigs the next day and sold them to another town for 480 yuan. The newspaper said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509975/who-seeks-more-tests-27-dead-pig-bacteria
  2. Dead infected pigs dug up and sold for eating

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Outbreak in Sichuan has so far killed 27 and left 131 sick Pigs infected with a deadly bacteria have been dug up and sold for human consumption, according ... to prevent infected pork from entering the market, the Chongqing Evening News yesterday revealed that people were digging up dead pigs and selling them. It said the police found two dead pigs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509972/dead-infected-pigs-dug-and-sold-eating
  3. Four officials sacked for lying about disposal of dead pigs

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Four officials in Sichuan have been sacked for covering up the whereabouts of dead pigs during the province's disease outbreak involving pig-borne bacteria. This comes ... Bin, the county's Taiping Town Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine Station chief. According to the report, Mr Li and his bureau staff lied about the disposal of 78 dead pigs, filing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/511267/four-officials-sacked-lying-about-disposal-dead-pigs
  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Pneumonic plague quarantine lifted in Gansu after no new cases reported

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 01:46pm by Nectar Gan

    ... not allowed to leave the area since the man died last week on Wednesday. Officials were trying to prevent any spread of the deadly disease. Other areas under quarantine included Chijin town and one ... reserves at home, and some families living around the sealed-off area kept enough poultry and pigs to supply the local market. Vegetables were delivered to the entrance of the quarantined area ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558145/quarantine-lifted-after-eight-days-area-where-30000-live
  5. Man contracted deadly pig virus in HK

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Martin Wong

    ... Felix Chan and Martin Wong A Hong Kong man is known to have contracted a fatal pig-borne disease locally, as Sichuan province halted its exports of frozen pork to Hong Kong in a bid ... 12. The man had not travelled recently and had not visited local farms or come into contact with any pigs. The patient had previously consumed well-cooked pork and pig organs, but he did ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/510118/man-contracted-deadly-pig-virus-hk
  6. Man contracted deadly pig virus in HK

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Martin Wong

    ... Felix Chan and Martin Wong A Hong Kong man is known to have contracted a fatal pig-borne disease locally, as Sichuan province halted its exports of frozen pork to Hong Kong in a bid ... on July 12. The man had not travelled recently and had not visited local farms or come into contact with any pigs. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/510121/man-contracted-deadly-pig-virus-hk
  7. Farmers panic as deadly pig virus spreads to 22 provinces

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... of the Ministry of Agriculture's veterinary department, said the disease had infected 45,858 pigs in 289 locations in 194 counties, killing 18,597. Another 5,778 pigs were culled, he said. Mr Jia said the outbreak caused panic among pig farmers but denied it was the direct reason for a rise in pork prices. He said the mainland had identified blue-ear disease, or porcine reproductive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596508/farmers-panic-deadly-pig-virus-spreads-22-provinces
  8. Elderly man tests positive for deadly pig-borne disease

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Donald Asprey An elderly man has become the sixth victim of the pig-borne Streptococcus suis bacteria this year, the Centre of Health Protection said yesterday. The 72-year-old man ... of animal or human streptococcal infections there, the spokesman said. Streptococcus suis is a potentially fatal pig-borne disease. Farmers, abattoir workers, meat vendors, cooks and housewives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/563510/elderly-man-tests-positive-deadly-pig-borne-disease
  9. News - World - NIGERIA

    Deadly Ebola virus reaches Nigeria as West Africa death toll hits 660

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 01:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Lagos

    ... after handling both dead and living chimpanzees, gorillas, monkeys, forest antelope and porcupines. For now, the only approach is to isolate patients and promptly bury the dead, says the WHO. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1559736/deadly-ebola-virus-reaches-nigeria-west-africa-death-toll-hits-660
  10. Deadly bird flu strain found in pigs

    Posted Aug 21st 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Chinese expert's discovery raises fears virus could mutate and spread to humans China has found the deadly H5N1 bird flu strain in pigs from two different ... of the National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory. 'In 2003 and 2004, we have isolated the [H5N1] strain from pigs. It is a more dangerous signal,' Dr Chen, whose laboratory is under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/467272/deadly-bird-flu-strain-found-pigs

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