China is the world's largest producer of pork, but an African swine fever outbreak could devastate herds. Photo: AP

China culls 20,000 pigs as African swine fever outbreak triggers panic

Prices fall with farmers selling pigs for slaughter, fearing the disease – which has no vaccine – could infect their herds after reported Chinese cases

Topic |   China pork crisis

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China is the world's largest producer of pork, but an African swine fever outbreak could devastate herds. Photo: AP
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