The African swine fever virus has now been found in 22 provinces in mainland China and at least 600,000 pigs have died, more than half having been culled. Photo: AP
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SCMP Editorial

Vigilance essential as African swine fever fears rise before Year of the Pig

  • The spread across the mainland of the disease at so important a time has caused concern in Hong Kong about supplies and prices of pork, and transparency is needed to ensure safe availability

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The African swine fever virus has now been found in 22 provinces in mainland China and at least 600,000 pigs have died, more than half having been culled. Photo: AP
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