The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center warns the illegal movement of pork remains the greatest risk of spreading African Swine Fever.
The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says, despite the suspension of use of a new African Swine Fever vaccine in Vietnam, progress is still being made.
Research conducted at Kansas State University has determined the lengths of time and the temperatures at which African Swine Fever virus remains infective in stored feeds.
The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council says the continuing spread of African Swine Fever underscores the need for vigilance. Earlier this month the OIE confirmed that African Swine Fever had been found in Italy.
The Manager of the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network is encouraging pork producers to report any incidents of sudden death to their herd veterinarians and request rule out testing for African Swine Fever.
A new foreign animal disease surveillance effort will help speed up the detection of African Swine Fever should it arrive in Canada.
The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council says, amid actions to contain the spread of COVID-19 in humans, the effort to guard against the introduction of foreign animal disease has maintained its momentum.
The Canadian Pork Council says African Swine Fever preparedness has advanced considerably and Canada is well positioned but there is still lots left to do.
Manitoba’s Minister of Agriculture and Resource Development says the province’s top priority in developing plans for responding to African Swine Fever is preparing to address the financial impact of the infection.