China culls 1,000 hogs in bid to cont...

China culls 1,000 hogs in bid to control African swine flu

Cases have been recorded across Europe, Russia and sub-Saharan Africa, but it has never occurred in East Asia until now, according to the United Nations ' Food and Agriculture Organisation. News of the infection will stoke concern about its spread in the world's largest pig herd, and possibly to Japan, the Korean Peninsula and other parts of Asia.

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