China says African swine fever found on Hainan island

FILE PHOTO: A pig is seen on a farm at a village in Changtu county, Liaoning province, China January 17, 2019. REUTERS/Ryan Woo/File Photo

BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Friday that it had confirmed outbreaks of African swine fever in two locations in Hainan province, an island off the country’s southern coast which it had hoped to keep free of the contagious disease. The disease, fatal to pigs but harmless in humans, was found on two small pig […]

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