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on July 15, 2019

China: Criminals faking ASF, spreading false outbreak reports

Agriculture ministry also evaluating veterinary authorities across the country

China’s agriculture ministry said last week that criminals are taking advantage of the African swine fever (ASF) epidemic across the country by faking outbreaks of the disease at farms.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said the criminals dump dead pigs on farms and then spread false reports that…

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