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China reports new African swine fever outbreak in northwest province

(Reuters) – China reported another outbreak of the African swine fever on Sunday in its northwestern province of Gansu, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on its website. The virus, fatal to pigs but not contagious to human beings, has significantly slashed pig output in the world’s largest herd since the deadly disease… Read More »

Saudi Arabia reports cholera infection in southern province

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia confirmed one cholera infection and three other suspected cases in an area bordering Yemen, where an epidemic has killed more than 2,000 people, state TV reported on Sunday, citing a health ministry official. The report said the patients, identified only as non-Saudis, were receiving care at al-Mauwassem General Hospital in… Read More »