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THAILAND/
RTR35BPV
July 26, 2012
A worker cleans the interiors of a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease...
Bangkok, Thailand
A worker cleans the interiors of a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease,...
A worker cleans the interiors of a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), at Hua Lampong train station in Bangkok, July 26, 2012. The death of a two-year-old girl last week caused by the enterovirus 71 (EV-71), a strain of the HFMD virus, was the first HFMD fatality in Thailand this year, according to local media citing the Public Health Ministry. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT HEALTH)
THAILAND/
RTR35BPU
July 26, 2012
A worker sprays disinfectant as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), at Hua Lampong...
Bangkok, Thailand
A worker sprays disinfectant as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease, at Hua Lampong train...
A worker sprays disinfectant as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), at Hua Lampong train station in Bangkok, July 26, 2012. The death of a two-year-old girl last week caused by the enterovirus 71 (EV-71), a strain of the HFMD virus, was the first HFMD fatality in Thailand this year, according to local media citing the Public Health Ministry. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT HEALTH)
THAILAND/
RTR35BPT
July 26, 2012
Workers clean a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), at Hua Lampong...
Bangkok, Thailand
Workers clean a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease, at Hua Lampong train...
Workers clean a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), at Hua Lampong train station in Bangkok, July 26, 2012. The death of a two-year-old girl last week caused by the enterovirus 71 (EV-71), a strain of the HFMD virus, was the first HFMD fatality in Thailand this year, according to local media citing the Public Health Ministry. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT HEALTH)
THAILAND/
RTR35BPS
July 26, 2012
A worker cleans the interiors of a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease...
Bangkok, Thailand
A worker cleans the interiors of a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease,...
A worker cleans the interiors of a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), at Hua Lampong train station in Bangkok, July 26, 2012. The death of a two-year-old girl last week caused by the enterovirus 71 (EV-71), a strain of the HFMD virus, was the first HFMD fatality in Thailand this year, according to local media citing the Public Health Ministry. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT HEALTH)
THAILAND/
RTR35BPR
July 26, 2012
A worker cleans the interiors of a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease...
Bangkok, Thailand
A worker cleans the interiors of a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease,...
A worker cleans the interiors of a train carriage as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), at Hua Lampong train station in Bangkok, July 26, 2012. The death of a two-year-old girl last week caused by the enterovirus 71 (EV-71), a strain of the HFMD virus, was the first HFMD fatality in Thailand this year, according to local media citing the Public Health Ministry. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT HEALTH)
THAILAND/
RTR35BPQ
July 26, 2012
A worker sprays disinfectant as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), at Hua Lampong...
Bangkok, Thailand
A worker sprays disinfectant as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease, at Hua Lampong train...
A worker sprays disinfectant as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), at Hua Lampong train station in Bangkok, July 26, 2012. The death of a two-year-old girl last week caused by the enterovirus 71 (EV-71), a strain of the HFMD virus, was the first HFMD fatality in Thailand this year, according to local media citing the Public Health Ministry. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT HEALTH)
THAILAND/
RTR35BPP
July 26, 2012
A worker sprays disinfectant as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), at Hua Lampong...
Bangkok, Thailand
A worker sprays disinfectant as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease, at Hua Lampong train...
A worker sprays disinfectant as a precaution against hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), at Hua Lampong train station in Bangkok, July 26, 2012. The death of a two-year-old girl last week caused by the enterovirus 71 (EV-71), a strain of the HFMD virus, was the first HFMD fatality in Thailand this year, according to local media citing the Public Health Ministry. REUTERS/Sukree Sukplang (THAILAND - Tags: SOCIETY TRANSPORT HEALTH)
CHINA/
RTR2CQZ3
April 13, 2010
A doctor examines a child for symptoms of hand, foot and mouth (HFMD) disease at a hospital in Hefei,...
Hefei, China
A doctor examines a child for symptoms of hand, foot and mouth (HFMD) disease at a hospital in Hefei
A doctor examines a child for symptoms of hand, foot and mouth (HFMD) disease at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province April 13, 2010. Forty children have died of the disease and a total 77,756 cases were reported in China last month, the Ministry of Health said, according to Xinhua News Agency. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH)
CHINA/
RTR2CQZ2
April 12, 2010
A child who has hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) receives medical treatment at a hospital in Hefei,...
Hefei, China
A child who has hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) receives medical treatment at a hospital in Hefei...
A child who has hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) receives medical treatment at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province April 13, 2010. Forty children have died of the disease and a total 77,756 cases were reported in China last month, the Ministry of Health said, according to Xinhua News Agency. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH IMAGES OF THE DAY)
CHINA/
RTR2CILE
April 07, 2010
Relatives hold their children as they wait to medical check for syndromes of hand, foot and mouth disease...
Hefei, China
Relatives hold their children as they wait to get examination for syndromes of hand, foot and mouth disease...
Relatives hold their children as they wait to medical check for syndromes of hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province April 7, 2010. Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common illness that mainly affects children under the age of 10 and it usually starts with a slight fever followed by blisters and ulcers in the mouth and rashes on the hands and feet. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY)
CHINA/
RTR2CILA
April 07, 2010
A child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease, receives medical treatment at a hospital in Hefei,...
Hefei, China
A child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease, receives medical treatment at a hospital in Hefei...
A child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease, receives medical treatment at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province April 7, 2010. Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common illness that mainly affects children under the age of 10 and it usually starts with a slight fever followed by blisters and ulcers in the mouth and rashes on the hands and feet. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY)
CHINA-DISEASE/
RTXDUC0
April 10, 2009
A child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease is seen at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province April...
Hefei, China
A child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease is seen at a hospital in Hefei
A child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease is seen at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province April 10, 2009. Thirty-three children in two crowded rural provinces of China have died in an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease that could claim more victims as it spreads in summer heat, state media reported. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA HEALTH)
CHINA-DISEASE/
RTXDUBY
April 10, 2009
A doctor examines a child for symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui...
Hefei, China
A doctor examines a child for symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei
A doctor examines a child for symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province April 10, 2009. Thirty-three children in two crowded rural provinces of China have died in an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease that could claim more victims as it spreads in summer heat, state media reported. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA HEALTH)
CHINA-DISEASE/
RTXD7XO
March 26, 2009
A child receives a blood test to check for hand, foot and mouth disease at a local hospital in Zhengzhou,...
Zhengzhou, China
A child receives a blood test to check for hand, foot and mouth disease at a local hospital in Zhengzhou...
A child receives a blood test to check for hand, foot and mouth disease at a local hospital in Zhengzhou, Henan province March 26, 2009. Chinese state media accused a local government on Tuesday of covering up the number of children suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease and the number of deaths. The government of Minquan county in central Henan province said only one child was killed by the virus, but there may be at least 10 more deaths cases in the region, the official China National Radio said on its website (www.cnr.cn). REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA HEALTH POLITICS)
CHINA-DISEASE/
RTXD7XN
March 26, 2009
A child sits on her father's lap as she waits to be examined for hand, foot and mouth disease at a local...
Zhengzhou, China
A child sits on her father's lap as she waits to be examined for hand, foot and mouth disease at a local...
A child sits on her father's lap as she waits to be examined for hand, foot and mouth disease at a local hospital in Zhengzhou, Henan province March 26, 2009. Chinese state media accused a local government on Tuesday of covering up the number of children suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease and the number of deaths. The government of Minquan county in central Henan province said only one child was killed by the virus, but there may be at least 10 more deaths cases in the region, the official China National Radio said on its website (www.cnr.cn). The Chinese characters read, "The diagnosis and treatment principle of hand, foot and mouth disease".
REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA HEALTH POLITICS)
CHINA-DISEASE/
RTXD7XL
March 26, 2009
A doctor checks the palm of a child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease, at a local hospital...
Zhengzhou, China
A doctor checks the palm of a child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease, at a local hospital...
A doctor checks the palm of a child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease, at a local hospital in Zhengzhou, Henan province March 26, 2009. Chinese state media accused a local government on Tuesday of covering up the number of children suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease and the number of deaths. The government of Minquan county in central Henan province said only one child was killed by the virus, but there may be at least 10 more deaths cases in the region, the official China National Radio said on its website (www.cnr.cn). REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA HEALTH POLITICS)
CHINA-DISEASE/
RTXD7XG
March 26, 2009
A child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease shows her palm at a local hospital in Zhengzhou,...
Zhengzhou, China
A child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease shows her palm at a local hospital in Zhengzhou
A child suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease shows her palm at a local hospital in Zhengzhou, Henan province March 26, 2009. Chinese state media accused a local government on Tuesday of covering up the number of children suffering from hand, foot and mouth disease and the number of deaths. The government of Minquan county in central Henan province said only one child was killed by the virus, but there may be at least 10 more deaths cases in the region, the official China National Radio said on its website (www.cnr.cn). REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA HEALTH POLITICS IMAGE OF THE DAY TOP PICTURE)
CHINA-VIRUS/
RTX5KKT
May 11, 2008
A doctor (R) examines a child for hand, foot and mouth disease infection at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui...
Hefei, China
A doctor examines a child for hand, foot and mouth disease infection at a hospital in Hefei
A doctor (R) examines a child for hand, foot and mouth disease infection at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province May 11, 2008. A strain of hand, foot and mouth disease has killed four more children in China, bringing the death toll in recent weeks to 34, state media said on Friday, as it praised a doctor who alerted authorities to the epidemic. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA)
CHINA-VIRUS/
RTX5JGT
May 10, 2008
A child receives medical treatment for hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province...
Hefei, China
A child receives medical treatment for hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei
A child receives medical treatment for hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province May 10, 2008. A strain of hand, foot and mouth disease has killed four more children in China, bringing the death toll in recent weeks to 34, state media said on Friday, as it praised a doctor who alerted authorities to the epidemic. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA)
CHINA-VIRUS/
RTX5JGL
May 10, 2008
A doctor (R) examines a child who is infected with hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei,...
Hefei, China
A doctor examines a child who is infected with hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei
A doctor (R) examines a child who is infected with hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province May 10, 2008. A strain of hand, foot and mouth disease has killed four more children in China, bringing the death toll in recent weeks to 34, state media said on Friday, as it praised a doctor who alerted authorities to the epidemic. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA)
CHINA-VIRUS/
RTX5JGJ
May 10, 2008
A doctor (L) examines a child who is infected with hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei,...
Hefei, China
A doctor examines a child who is infected with hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei
A doctor (L) examines a child who is infected with hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province May 10, 2008. A strain of hand, foot and mouth disease has killed four more children in China, bringing the death toll in recent weeks to 34, state media said on Friday, as it praised a doctor who alerted authorities to the epidemic. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA)
CHINA-VIRUS/
RTX5IJ3
May 09, 2008
A doctor examines a child for signs of infection from hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Guangzhou,...
Guangzhou, China
A doctor examines a child for signs of infection from hand, foot and mouth disease at hospital in Guangzhou...
A doctor examines a child for signs of infection from hand, foot and mouth disease at a hospital in Guangzhou, Guangdong province May 9, 2008. A strain of hand, foot and mouth disease has killed four more children in China, bringing the death toll in recent weeks to 34, state media said on Friday, as it praised a doctor who alerted authorities to the epidemic. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA)
CHINA-VIRUS/
RTR2069B
May 04, 2008
A child cries while receiving a medical check from a kind of intestinal virus, identified as enterovirus...
Hefei, China
A child cries while receiving a medical check from a kind of intestinal virus, identified as enterovirus...
A child cries while receiving a medical check from a kind of intestinal virus, identified as enterovirus 71 or EV71, at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province, May 4, 2008. China ordered authorities on Saturday to tackle hand, foot and mouth disease aggressively ahead of the Beijing Olympics after a rapidly spreading outbreak killed at least 23 children and infected nearly 4,000. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA)
CHINA-VIRUS/
RTR20699
May 04, 2008
A child, who is infected with a kind of intestinal virus, identified as enterovirus 71, or EV71, receives...
Hefei, China
A child, who is infected with a kind of intestinal virus, identified as enterovirus 71, or EV71, receives...
A child, who is infected with a kind of intestinal virus, identified as enterovirus 71, or EV71, receives medical treatment at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province, May 4, 2008. China ordered authorities on Saturday to tackle hand, foot and mouth disease aggressively ahead of the Beijing Olympics after a rapidly spreading outbreak killed at least 23 children and infected nearly 4,000. REUTERS/Jianan Yu (CHINA)
BRITAIN-DISEASE/CONFIRM
RTR1TRH1
September 12, 2007
An official reacts as she sets up a cordon at an entrance to farm fields near Egham in Surrey in southern...
EGHAM, United Kingdom
An official reacts as she sets up a cordon at an entrance to farm fields near Egham in Surrey in southern...
An official reacts as she sets up a cordon at an entrance to farm fields near Egham in Surrey in southern England September 12, 2007. Britain's agriculture ministry (Defra) confirmed on Wednesday that foot and mouth disease has broken out on a cattle farm in southern England. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN)
BELGIUM AGRICULTURE
RTRL5EC
July 27, 2001
A boy puts his hands in front of the mouth of a cow at the annual
agricultural fair in Libramont, southern...
Libramont, Belgium
A BOY PUTS HIS HANDS IN FRONT OF THE MOUTH OF A COW.
A boy puts his hands in front of the mouth of a cow at the annual
agricultural fair in Libramont, southern Belgium July 27, 2001. The
Belgian government announced 1.2 billion Belgian Francs in aid, to
cattle ranchers who suffered losses from the foot and mouth disease,
after the European Commission agreed earlier this week that Belgium and
others European countries can help its agricultural sector.

HRM
FRANCE CHIRAC
RTRFUAM
March 20, 2001
French President Jacques Chirac (R) shakes hands with students of Auguste Loutreuil Agricultural college...
Sees, France
FRENCH PRESIDENT JACQUES CHIRAC VISITS AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE IN NORMANDY.
French President Jacques Chirac (R) shakes hands with students of Auguste Loutreuil Agricultural college upon his arrival at Sees, north-western France March 20, 2001. President Chirac held a working meeting with local officials and cattle breeders on the foot-and-mouth disease crisis.

CP/
CHIRAC
RTXKEB4
March 19, 2001
French President Jacques Chirac (R) shakes hands with students of Auguste Loutreuil Agricultural college...
Sees, France
French President Jacques Chirac (R) shakes hands with students of Auguste Loutreuil Agricultural col.....
French President Jacques Chirac (R) shakes hands with students of Auguste Loutreuil Agricultural college upon his arrival at Sees, north-western France March 20, 2001. [President Chirac held a working meeting with local officials and cattle breeders on the foot-and-mouth disease crisis.]
MALAYSIA DISEASE
RTR9KWI
October 17, 2000
Malaysian pre-schoolers play at their parents' office in Kuala Lumpur October 17, 2000 as their nursery...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
MALAYSIAN PRE-SCHOOLERS PLAY AT THEIR PARENTS' OFFICE IN KUALA LUMPUR.
Malaysian pre-schoolers play at their parents' office in Kuala Lumpur October 17, 2000 as their nursery is temporary closed due to outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease. The disease that has killed two children in Malaysia has now infected more than 500 people but authorities said on Saturday there is no cause for panic. Four children in neighbouring Singapore are believed to have died from the disease which has infected about 1,150 people there, prompting the city-state to close all kindergartens and child care centres last week.

BM/HL
SINGAPORE
RTR9JFK
October 16, 2000
A Singaporean girl rests while waiting for kindergarten to start in Singapore October 16, 2000. Childcare...
Singapore, Singapore - Republic of
A SINGAPOREAN GIRL LIES WAITING FOR CLASSES TO START AT A KINDERGARDEN IN SINGAPORE.
A Singaporean girl rests while waiting for kindergarten to start in Singapore October 16, 2000. Childcare centres and kindergartens reopened on Monday after having been closed for the past two weeks due to an outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth disease that has killed four children. The government said the virus is now under control, though baby pools and playgrounds remain closed.

ST/JD
SINGAPORE
RTR9EPU
October 12, 2000
A girl carrys her baby sister away from a playhorse in Singapore October 12, 2000. Singapore nurseries...
Singapore, Singapore - Republic of
A SINGAPOREAN BABY GIRL AT A PLAYGROUND IN SINGAPORE.
A girl carrys her baby sister away from a playhorse in Singapore October 12, 2000. Singapore nurseries and kindergartens, closed for two weeks to halt the spread of sometimes deadly hand, foot, mouth disease, will reopen on Monday, health officials said. Some 1,725 suspected cases have been reported this month. As of Thursday, nine children were in hospital with the disease but they were in stable condition.

ST/DL
THAILAND
RTR95EJ
October 06, 2000
A Thai health official at Bangkok's Don Muang Airport makes a precautionary check on a boy entering the...
Bangkok, Thailand - Kingdom of
THAI AIRPORT OFFICIAL CHECKS BOY FROM SINGAPORE FOR SIGNS OF HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE.
A Thai health official at Bangkok's Don Muang Airport makes a precautionary check on a boy entering the country after a flight from Singapore in Bangkok October 6, 2000. Thai airport officials have been instructed to check all children under 10 years old flying in from Singapore for any signs of hand, foot and mouth disease which has killed at least four children in Singapore.

VA/DL
SINGAPORE
RTR8XNB
October 02, 2000
A Singaporean boy skates around a baby pool tied off with string October 2, 2000, after the government...
Singapore, Singapore - Republic of
A SINGAPOREAN BOY SKATES AROUND A CLOSED BABY POOL IN SINGAPORE.
A Singaporean boy skates around a baby pool tied off with string October 2, 2000, after the government closed all such wading pools to prevent the spead of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease. An outbreak of the virus is thought claimed the lives of four children.

ST/JD
HEALTH SINGAPORE
RTR8W8E
October 01, 2000
A Singaporean child cleans utensils at a food court in Singapore October 1, 2000. Singapore will close...
Singapore, Singapore - Republic of
A SINGAPOREAN CHILD CLEANS UTENSILS AT A FOOD COURT IN SINGAPORE.
A Singaporean child cleans utensils at a food court in Singapore October 1, 2000. Singapore will close all kindergartens and childcare centres from Monday in the wake of two children's deaths suspected to be related to Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease, the environment ministry said on Saturday. The disease can be spread through contact with bodily fluids, and indirect contact with items such as utensils and towels used by an infected individual.

ST/HL/JD
LEE
RTXHKWS
April 09, 1997
Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui, chopsticks in hand, gnaws at a braised pig knuckle in Taipei during a...
Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui, chopsticks in hand, gnaws at a braised pig knuckle in Taipei during a.....
Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui, chopsticks in hand, gnaws at a braised pig knuckle in Taipei during a pork "eat-in" organised by the ruling Nationalist Party to prove that pork is safe to eat, April 9. An islandwide outbreak of the highly contagious hog foot-and-mouth disease has forced Taiwan to ban all pork exports and mount a massive drive to slaughter all pigs at some 2,500 affected farms - about 2.16 million of Taiwan's 14 million pigs. Officials, meatpackers and pig farmers have organised numerous eat-ins to counter public fears and reverse a collapse of pork prices, insisting that the epidemic is under control and that pork bought in markets is safe.
RTR2XA7
April 09, 1997
Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui, chopsticks in hand, gnaws at a braised pig knuckle in Taipei during a...
TAIWAN PRESIDENT LEE TENG-HUI GNAWS A PIG KNUCKLE IN TAIPEI
Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui, chopsticks in hand, gnaws at a braised pig knuckle in Taipei during a pork "eat-in" organised by the ruling Nationalist Party to prove that pork is safe to eat, April 9. An islandwide outbreak of the highly contagious hog foot-and-mouth disease has forced Taiwan to ban all pork exports and mount a massive drive to slaughter all pigs at some 2,500 affected farms - about 2.16 million of Taiwan's 14 million pigs. Officials, meatpackers and pig farmers have organised numerous eat-ins to counter public fears and reverse a collapse of pork prices, insisting that the epidemic is under control and that pork bought in markets is safe.

TAIWAN PORK
RTR2X9N
April 09, 1997
With Vice President Lien Chan (R) at his side, Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui wipes his mouth with the...
TAIWAN PRESIDENT LEE TENG-HUI WIPES HIS MOUTH WHILE EATING PORK
With Vice President Lien Chan (R) at his side, Taiwan President Lee Teng-hui wipes his mouth with the back of his hand while tucking into a braised pig knuckle in Taipei at a pork "eat-in" organised by the ruling Nationalist Party to prove that pork is safe to eat, April 9. An islandwide outbreak of the highly contagious hog foot-and-mouth disease has forced Taiwan to ban all pork exports and mount a massive drive to slaughter all pigs at some 2,500 affected farms - about 2.16 million of Taiwan's 14 million pigs. Officials, meatpackers and pig farmers have organised numerous public eat-ins to counter public fears and reverse a collapse of pork prices, insisting that the epidemic is under control and that pork bought in markets is safe. The slogan on their vests reads: "Eating pork is safe and healthy.

TAIWAN PORK
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