Egypt’s pig slaughter

The World

In Egypt, the government has responded to the swine flu outbreak by ordering the slaughter of all of the country’s pigs. Residents of one Cairo slum say the move will do nothing to protect Egyptians from the virus, even as it destroys their livelihood. Aya Batrawy reports from Cairo.

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