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Chinese pig flu infections rising

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Scientists said Wednesday that flu infections were rising among pigs raised for slaughter on farms in south and southeastern China, also plagued by bird flu. 

Pigs on a truck heading to market in Jiaxing in China's eastern Zhejiang province.

And the risk of spillover to humans was "constant or growing", according to one of the authors of a study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

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