The pork scare has understandably caused inconvenience to the public and hit the incomes of related sectors, but the precautionary measures were taken in the public interest. Photo: News & Observer/TNS
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Pig disease exposes weakness in system

  • Despite mainland provinces reporting cases of African swine fever for months, Hong Kong appears to have been ill-prepared for its first case

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The pork scare has understandably caused inconvenience to the public and hit the incomes of related sectors, but the precautionary measures were taken in the public interest. Photo: News & Observer/TNS
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