A pig is seen on the farm at a village in Changtu county, Liaoning province, China on January 17. Photo: Reuters

US research gaps hurt hunt for African swine fever vaccine

  • Research into African swine fever was halted by the US Agriculture Department in 2004 after 15 years and wasn’t resumed until 2010
  • The disease now poses a serious threat to US pork production after emerging in China in August 2018
Topic |   African swine fever

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A pig is seen on the farm at a village in Changtu county, Liaoning province, China on January 17. Photo: Reuters
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