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Industrial farming of livestock a ticking pathogen bomb, scientists say

  • After African swine fever and the coronavirus, Chinese authorities plan to plug holes to control diseases in animals, but experts say it’s a global problem
  • They warn that the risk of viruses spreading and mutating in large-scale, high-density farms is not being adequately monitored
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Illustration: Perry Tse