Russia reports African swine fever outbreak near China border


Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Andrew Heavens, Reuters

September 20, 2019


MOSCOW (Reuters) - A new outbreak of African swine fever has been found at a privately-held farm in a village in Russia's Primorsk region near the border with China, Russia's agriculture watchdog said on Friday.


The virus - which is highly contagious among pigs, but is not dangerous to humans - has been detected in several areas in the region in recent months.


China has...