According to the government, the virus has spread to all provinces apart from Tibet, Xinjiang and Hainan, just seven months after the first case was confirmed last August. Photo: Reuters

China declares victory over African swine fever but cover-up claims call success into question

  • Vice agriculture minister Yu Kangzhen said number of cases is falling but industry insiders fear outbreaks are going unreported
  • Fears remain that local authorities are covering up the spread and journalists said they have been ordered not to cover the story due to fear of spreading panic
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According to the government, the virus has spread to all provinces apart from Tibet, Xinjiang and Hainan, just seven months after the first case was confirmed last August. Photo: Reuters
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