November 8, 2018 / 11:15 AM / 10 days ago

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Fujian province

BEIJING, Nov 8 (Reuters) -

* China confirmed a new African swine fever outbreak in Fujian province, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Thursday

* The new case, confirmed on a farm with 4,521 pigs in Putian city in the southeastern province, infected and killed 85 of the animals

* China has reported more than 50 cases of the highly contagious disease since the first detected outbreak in early August (Reporting by Hallie Gu and Tom Daly)

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