October 15, 2018 / 1:30 AM / a month ago

China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Liaoning province

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Monday that 14 pigs have died in a fresh outbreak of African swine fever in the province of Liaoning.

The outbreak in the city of Anshan is the fifth reported in the northeastern province.

China has so far reported some 30 outbreaks of the pig disease, which does not affect humans.

Reporting by Beijing monitoring team; editing by Richard Pullin

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