Since the first African swine fever case was confirmed in August, 18 of China’s 31 provinces and regions have been affected by the disease. Photo: ImagineChina

African swine fever spreads to one of China’s biggest pig-farming regions

  • Ministry confirms death of 10 pigs infected with the virus at a farm in Sichuan province after 13 died in Hubei
  • Pork industry is struggling to contain the disease, and more than 100,000 pigs have been culled
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Since the first African swine fever case was confirmed in August, 18 of China’s 31 provinces and regions have been affected by the disease. Photo: ImagineChina
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Zoe Low

Zoe Low

Zoe Low is a reporter at the Post, joining in 2018. Previously, she was an intern at The News Lens International in Taipei, covering Taiwan-China relations and foreign policy and social issues around Asia, particularly Southeast Asia. She graduated from the London School of Economics and the National Chengchi University in Taiwan.