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Opinion | China Didn’t Want Us to Know. Now Its Own Files Are Doing the Talking. – The New York Times

More disclosures reveal the full impact of the government’s repression of ethnic minorities — well beyond re-education camps. No more denying, no more dodging. The Chinese Communist Party can no longer hide its relentless campaign of mass internment against the ethnic minorities in the northwestern region of Xinjiang, or claim that the …

Illegal Vaccines Targeted as China Intensifies Pig Farm Scrutiny – Bloomberg

Citizens offered rewards for reporting outbreak irregularities Clandestine vaccines risk spreading hog disease, ministry says Hog farms found using illegal vaccines will be punished under China’s intensified efforts to arrest its African swine fever crisis. Homemade, experimental and imported vaccines against the pig-killing virus are prohibited, and risk untold biosafety hazards for …

Swine fever devastates China’s pigs – BBC News

China’s pig population is being devastated by African swine fever, which has now spread throughout the country, and is likely to see the numbers of farmers’ pigs cut by a half. The BBC’s Robin Brant caught up with one former pig farmer who lost his entire herd – save just …