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Russia reports ASF outbreak near its border with China

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MOSCOW (Reuters) – An outbreak African Swine Fever (ASF) has been detected at a small farm in Russia’s Primorsk region near its border with China, Russia’s agriculture safety watchdog said on Monday.

The ASF virus is a highly contagious fever among pigs, but it is not dangerous to humans.

(Reporting by Polina Devitt; editing by Angus MacSwan)

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