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African Swine Fever spreading across China: What does it mean for Australia?

Authorities in Australia have been told that since August, around 500,000 pigs have been culled in China, and perhaps even more have died directly from the ongoing spread of African Swine Fever.

China is the world's largest pork producer and is facing a crisis, as the virus spreads across regions and towards neighbouring countries.

To learn more about the risks and opportunities this outbreak is posing for Australia, ABC Rural sat down with veterinary officer Dr Peter Saville, who is responsible for emergency animal disease preparedness in the Northern Territory.

 

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ABC NT Country Hour 27/11/18