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Unexpected Health Consequences of African Swine Fever Outbreaks

Unexpected Health Consequences of African Swine Fever Outbreaks

Over the last year, China has been working to contain a deadly outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in pigs that is posing an unexpected threat to human health: shortages in the critical drug heparin. This week, we will look at the ASF outbreak and response and their potential impacts on human health.