African swine fever has so far spread to 23 provinces in mainland China and led to the destruction of more than 600,000 pigs. Photo: AP

African swine fever edges closer to Hong Kong putting authorities on alert as 11 infected pigs are destroyed just across the border in mainland China

  • Food and Environmental Hygiene Department says no cause for concern yet, but are monitoring situation
  • Officials warn Hongkongers not to buy pork from unknown sources and make sure any meat is well cooked
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African swine fever has so far spread to 23 provinces in mainland China and led to the destruction of more than 600,000 pigs. Photo: AP
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