Spread of deadly pig virus in China hastens vaccine research

A highly contagious disease that kills infected pigs has swept across China and is moving through neighbouring countries. Scientists in China are ramping up efforts to study the virus that causes African swine fever and produce a vaccine. But scientists elsewhere fear that political pressure to make a vaccine quickly could risk introducing chronic strains of the virus.

https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-01269-5

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