The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said a slaughterhouse in the city of Hohhot reported the outbreak, adding that four pigs were infected with, and two had died from, African swine fever.
A three-kilometer protection zone has been placed around the farm in the village of Trilistnik, near Bulgaria’s second-largest city of Plovdiv and the sale of eggs and the movement of domestic and wild birds has been banned within it.
Health officials in Georgia and Virginia are investigating a multistate outbreak of psittacosis occurring at two poultry slaughter plants owned by a single corporation.
China has reported close to 20 outbreaks of the disease in eight provinces in less than two months, with new cases being reported each week.
Lao heath authorities are assessing their response to dengue fever after more than 4,600 infections along with 14 deaths have been recorded in the country up to September 14 this year.
Six weeks after African swine fever emerged in China, scientists are racing to pinpoint how the deadly pig virus entered the world’s biggest pork market and spread between farms hundreds of miles apart.
Thirty-seven farms have been confirmed as infected with Mycoplasma bovis by the Ministry for Primary Industries — eight in the North Island and 29 in the South.
An outbreak of plague in Madagascar has killed two people, a health official said on Tuesday, marking the official start of the season when the disease is considered to be at its deadliest.
While African swine fever (ASF) is spreading across China and penetrating Western Europe, the picture in Baltic States remains very complicated. Latvia and Lithuania had to cull in total almost 35,000 pigs.
A new outbreak of African swine fever occurred on a farm in northern China's Inner Mongolia, the second in the region, as the highly contagious disease continues to spread rapidly across the world's top producer of pigs.