BEIJING (Reuters) –
China reported a new African swine fever outbreak in Datong city in Shanxi province, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday
The new case, founded on a farm with 15 pigs in Datong, infected seven and killed four, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement published on its website
It was the first case confirmed in the northern province, the tenth region in China that has reported the disease
China has seen a series of outbreaks of the highly contagious disease since early August
Reporting by Hallie Gu and Dominique Patton; Editing by Manolo Serapio Jr.