The first case of African swine fever in China was recorded near Shenyang, Liaoning Province (the northern region, which is near North Korea). The farm kept 383 pigs, pigua.info reported.
Symptoms of ASF were found among 47 animals. In accordance with the emergency plan, all pigs kept in the farm were slaughtered.
In addition, almost 1000 pigs were slaughtered in the region to prevent the spread of the virus through the country. To this end, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Celestial Empire banned the movement of any pig products, feed, etc. from the infected territory.