Pig pens are to be wired with cables and dischargers to generate an electric field, which is believed to purify air. Photo: Professor Liu Binjiang

China’s electrifying idea to stop African swine fever: a high-voltage pigsty

  • Researchers to wire up pens for 2,000 pigs and generate an electric field they believe can kill germs
  • A farm in central China that previously conducted the experiment reported no cases of swine fever
Topic |   African swine fever
Pig pens are to be wired with cables and dischargers to generate an electric field, which is believed to purify air. Photo: Professor Liu Binjiang
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