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China reports African swine fever outbreak in Ningxia region

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry on Sunday reported a new African swine fever outbreak in the northwestern region of Ningxia. The outbreak occurred on a farm with 57 live pigs in Yongning county, infecting pigs and killing 13, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said in a statement. Reporting by Philip Wen; editing… Read More »

China has culled 916,000 pigs as of January 14 due to African swine fever outbreaks: agriculture ministry

FILE PHOTO: A student feeds pigs at a farm next to a primary school in Xuanwei, Yunnan province, China December 22, 2018. Picture taken December 22, 2018. REUTERS/Darley Shen/File Photo BEIJING (Reuters) – China has culled 916,000 pigs as of Jan. 14 due to outbreaks of African swine fever since the first case was reported… Read More »

Harvard research reveals Coke’s fingerprints on health policy in China

A complex network of research funding, institutional ties, and personal influence allowed Coca-Cola, through connections with a nonprofit group, to exert substantial influence over obesity science and policy solutions in China, nudging government policy into alignment with the company’s corporate interests, a Harvard study has found. Professor Susan Greenhalgh’s study reveals not just efforts by… Read More »