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28 January 2019 | China

China cracks down on swine fever cover-up as two farms punished


Two large-scale hog farms in China will be punished for covering up outbreaks of African swine fever as the country races to stem the spread of the epidemic.
A farm in Heilongjiang province in the northeast of the country failed to report an outbreak of the disease on time, had deliberately evaded quarantine, and sold sick pigs, China’s agriculture ministry said. Another farm in Jiangsu province in China’s east also didn’t fulfill its obligation to report an outbreak and had tampered with data, the ministry said.

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