December 21, 2011
Switzerland disease outbreak: Over 1,000 pigs to be culled
In Lucerne, Switzerland, over 1,000 pigs will be culled following the discovery of a respiratory disease, with 200 already culled.
Reports state that meat being tainted with the disease or a risk of the disease affecting humans is not possible.
The disease which could end up leading to pneumonia, has so far affected 12 farms in Lucerne.