Pig herds on the mainland have been devastated by an African swine fever epidemic. Photo: Reuters

Dead pig infected with African swine fever washes ashore in Taiwan

  • Carcass found floating near island close to Fujian province as mainland reports fresh outbreak of disease
  • Country could lose up to 200 million pigs to epidemic as it sweeps through the nation’s herds
Topic |   African swine fever

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Pig herds on the mainland have been devastated by an African swine fever epidemic. Photo: Reuters
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The price of pork has surged across China as African swine fever has destroyed herds. Photo: Reuters

Let them eat chicken? Why all options are on the table to solve China’s pork crisis

  • Swine fever has swept through the country, destroying pig herds and raising concern among the leadership
  • Authorities are trying to plug the gap with other supplies but fixing the problem will take long-term attention, observers say
Topic |   China Society

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The price of pork has surged across China as African swine fever has destroyed herds. Photo: Reuters
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