African swine fever, which is harmless to humans but deadly to pigs, first appeared in China in August 2018 and has killed around half of China’s pig population, resulting in a severe shortage of the staple meat in China. Photo: Reuters African swine fever, which is harmless to humans but deadly to pigs, first appeared in China in August 2018 and has killed around half of China’s pig population, resulting in a severe shortage of the staple meat in China. Photo: Reuters
African swine fever, which is harmless to humans but deadly to pigs, first appeared in China in August 2018 and has killed around half of China’s pig population, resulting in a severe shortage of the staple meat in China. Photo: Reuters

China arrests gang for selling fake African swine fever vaccine that caused US$2.5 million damage

  • Group of seven suspects were arrested by local police in Sichuan province and the neighbouring municipality of Chongqing, according to the ‘Legal Daily’ newspaper
  • No officially approved African swine fever vaccine is available having first appeared in China in August 2018, killing around half of the pig population

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African swine fever, which is harmless to humans but deadly to pigs, first appeared in China in August 2018 and has killed around half of China’s pig population, resulting in a severe shortage of the staple meat in China. Photo: Reuters African swine fever, which is harmless to humans but deadly to pigs, first appeared in China in August 2018 and has killed around half of China’s pig population, resulting in a severe shortage of the staple meat in China. Photo: Reuters
African swine fever, which is harmless to humans but deadly to pigs, first appeared in China in August 2018 and has killed around half of China’s pig population, resulting in a severe shortage of the staple meat in China. Photo: Reuters
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