• Researchers from Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention discover structural similarities between virus and other diseases that could help develop effective drugs
  • Disease currently has no known cure and has devastated country’s livestock causing a steep rise in food prices

Drugs developed to fight tuberculosis or malaria could help fight African swine fever, according to China’s top viral research agencies.  There is currently no cure for swine fever, which has devastated China’s domestic herds and caused a 70 per cent rise in pork prices due to the resulting shortages.

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