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.