Customers buy frozen pork at a local market in Hong Kong on Thursday. A case of African swine fever has been detected in a Hong Kong slaughterhouse, prompting the culling of all 6,000 pigs at the facility. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Customers buy frozen pork at a local market in Hong Kong on Thursday. A case of African swine fever has been detected in a Hong Kong slaughterhouse, prompting the culling of all 6,000 pigs at the facility. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

China’s pig disease outbreak pushes up global pork prices

African swine fever doesn’t harm humans but is fatal and spreads quickly among pigs.

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