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China to Disinfect Cold-Chain Shipments to Avoid More Infections

  • The move comes after reports of infections among port workers
  • China will return, destroy all shipments tested virus positive
Views of the Yangshan Container Port Ahead of China Trade Figures
Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

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China will disinfect all overseas shipments of cold-chain products to try and avoid any potential transmission of the coronavirus, after contaminated pork and seafood were implicated in the infection of port workers, according to the country’s public health commission.