New Vaccine Unveiled to Fight Pig Disease in South China

Published: May 10, 2007

BEIJING, May 10 (Xinhua) -- Chinese veterinary officials on Thursday announced the development of a brand new diagnostic reagent and vaccine, which they said made them confident of ending an outbreak of a deadly pig disease in the south of the country. The Ministry of Agriculture said in a statement that a mass immunization of pigs would be completed as early as possible because imminent high summer temperatures and humidity could help spread the outbreak of blue ear disease.

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