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Family 11 Apr 2015 | 4:00 PM

Couple opens home to rescued guinea pigs – all 219 of them!

If you didn’t know better, you might think Jeremy and Tracy Henle have a rodent problem.

Animals 08 Dec 2016 | 7:00 AM

Pigs have personalities too!

You can’t keep a positive pig down.

AseanPlus News 17 Apr 2014 | 12:20 PM

More dead pigs found in China river

BEIJING, April 17, 2014 (AFP) - At least 170 dead pigs have been found in a Chinese river, state media reported Thursday - the latest in a string of similar incidents that have raised fears over food safety.

Living 02 May 2014 | 4:45 PM

Virus epidemic kills 1 in 10 pigs in US, still no cure in sight

The non-human-threatening Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) has wiped out more than 7 million or 10% of all the pigs in the US in the past year, crushing the livelihood of farmers while sending pork prices to record highs.

Nation 03 Dec 2016 | 7:54 AM

Umno AGM: Don't make students guinea pigs, says Wanita rep

KUALA LUMPUR: The Education Ministry has been urged not to make students as guinea pigs in trying out policies or examination formats as this could confuse them.

Lifestyle 15 Oct 2013 | 12:00 AM

Human guinea pigs

Although nearly 85% of Nobel Prizes in physiology or medicine have relied upon animal research, a few laureates have used themselves as guinea pigs. Below, the organisation Understanding Animal Research details some of these self-experimenters, who each took a risky step for their own reasons – bravery, desperation and hope.

World 18 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pandemic virus enters pigs in HK, swaps genes - study

HONG KONG (Reuters) - The H1N1 swine flu virus has been spreading quietly in pigs in Hong Kong and swapping genes with other viruses, and researchers said the findings support calls for tighter disease surveillance in pigs before new bugs can emerge and infect people.

World 20 Mar 2019 | 5:38 PM

Piles of pigs: Swine fever outbreaks go unreported in rural China

BAODING, China (Reuters) - When pigs on the Xinda Husbandry Co. Ltd breeding farm in northern China began dying in growing numbers in early January, it looked increasingly likely that the farm had been struck by the much feared African swine fever, an incurable disease that has spread rapidly across the country since last year.

World 01 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

U.S. farmers fear pigs may get "swine" flu from people

KANSAS CITY (Reuters) - Humans have it. Pigs don't. At least not yet, and U.S. pork producers are doing everything they can to make sure that the new H1N1 virus, known around the world as the

Lifestyle 12 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM

Couple opens home to rescued guinea pigs – all 219 of them!

If you didn’t know better, you might think Jeremy and Tracy Henle have a rodent problem.