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China says tests of possibly tainted medical product show no HIV

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is investigating a manufacturer of medical products following reports that it sold human immunoglobulin for intravenous injection that had possibly been contaminated with HIV, though authorities said tests found no sign of the virus. China has repeatedly vowed tighter oversight and crackdowns on companies and officials after food and drug safety… Read More »

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 strengthens slaughter regulations to combat African swine fever

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday that slaughterhouses will need run African swine fever virus test for pig products before selling them to the market, in a move to control spread of the highly contagious disease. Slaughterhouses must slaughter the pigs from different origins separately, and can only sell the products if… Read More »