Swine fever has reached almost every province of mainland China. Photo: AFP

China urges large pig farms to do own tests for African swine fever

  • Agriculture ministry overturns earlier ban and seeks to persuade bigger operations to test for deadly virus that has swept country
  • Disease threatens to cause major shortages of pork in world’s biggest producer
Topic |   Food and agriculture

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Swine fever has reached almost every province of mainland China. Photo: AFP
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