The spread of the disease comes as the World Trade Organisation reviews a Russian embargo on EU pork sparked by the outbreak.
During the execution of Joseph Wood, his lawyers filed an unsuccessful emergency appeal to have the process halted and their client given life-saving medical treatment.


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