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A wild boar at at an enclosure set up by forest rangers in a northwestern district of Berlin in 2017. Denmark is building a $12 million fence in an effort to keep out wild boars from Germany. Tobias Schwarz/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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To Keep African Swine Fever Out, Denmark Is Planning A Southern Boar(der) Fence

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A hog gets a closeup at the Illinois State Fair in August. Officials took special precautions to make sure no livestock sick with a new strain of swine were part of the fair. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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People wait in line at the Durham County Health Department for the H1N1 flu vaccination in Durham, N.C., in November 2009. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Cambodian women wear masks as they walk in a market in Phnom Penh in Oct. 2009. That month a second Cambodian died from swine flu, health officials said. Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Students at a University of London class in Mexico City wear masks to protect them against swine flu in May 2009. High schools and universities closed by the pandemic had just reopened across Mexico. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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