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WHO postpones decision on declaring China coronavirus a global health emergency

The World Health Organization postponed making a decision Wednesday on whether the mysterious coronavirus that has killed at least 17 people and sickened hundreds of others in China is a global health emergency. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said physicians need more information and he’s asked his committee, who held an emergency meeting in Geneva,… Read More »

China to reduce number of small slaughterhouses to better control African swine fever

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry on Tuesday said it will reduce the number of small-scale slaughterhouses to better prevent and control African swine fever. There are too many small slaughterhouses in some places in China, equipped with old facilities and backward production techniques, and checks on the pork quality are not done properly, the… Read More »