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19 October 2018
Changing the Chinese pork sector disease status
The Veterinary Counsel, along with the Canadian Pork Council, suggest that the entire global pork sector has a vested interest in improving the health status of the Chinese swine herd and creating a biosecurity...
17 October 2018
Where is African swine fever now?
What is the current status of ASF around the world, and what are both infected and non-infected regions doing to stop its spread?...
15 October 2018
African swine fever hits China farm with 20,000 pigs as risks rise
BEIJING (Reuters) - China reported a new African swine fever case on a farm with nearly 20,000 pigs on Monday, the largest farm yet to report the highly contagious disease in the world’s top pork producer...
12 October 2018
African swine fever moves westwards in Europe
What can pet pig keepers, smallholders, and commercial pig producers do to prevent disease reaching our pigs in the UK?...
08 October 2018
Belgium finds African swine fever in military camp
Belgian authorities document 29 cases of ASF and discover dead boar in military camp. Was ASF introduced to Belgium by soldiers?...
26 September 2018
EU pig prices: Focus on African swine fever outbreak in Belgium
This current week, decreasing quotations still are a daily occurrence on the European pigs-mature-for-slaughter market. In Belgium, especially, the pig prices are under pressure after an outbreak of African...
African swine fever: how to stay one step ahead
EFSA’s new practical guide on African swine fever: what it is and how to protect domestic pigs from infection...
25 September 2018
What’s the story on Belgium’s African swine fever outbreak?
The first case of African swine fever (ASF) in Western Europe was confirmed in Belgium in early September, but how has the outbreak progressed since?...
24 September 2018
Does ASF pose a threat to pork markets worldwide?
With 22 cases of African swine fever confirmed in China this month, it is no surprise that key trading partners are voicing their concerns over the direction of pork and feed markets...
17 September 2018
“At The Meeting” highlights potential impacts of African swine fever
In a special edition of "At the Meeting", experts are consulted about the spread of African swine fever, what makes it such a challenging virus to control and how countries are successfully reducing its...
14 September 2018
Pig pest reaches the West: African swine fever confirmed in Belgium
European authorities are on high alert and emergency measures implemented as African swine fever (ASF) has been identified in wild boar in the Belgian province of Luxembourg...
12 September 2018
China catapulted into chaos as 15th ASF case is identified
On the evening of 10 September 2018, China Animal Health and Epidemiology Center confirmed a new case of African swine fever (ASF), which was identified in Tongling City, Anhui Province. Up to now, Anhui...
10 September 2018
Steps to contain PED expected to help protect against African swine fever
The Manager of Swine Health Programs with Manitoba Pork says efforts to deal with PED will be helpful in reducing the risks posed by African swine fever...
05 September 2018
With ASF moving fast, what questions should you should be asking your feed supplier?
The National Pork Board, along with the NPPC, AASV, SHIC, and USDA are working together to protect the US swine herd by investigating the role of feed in the movement of African swine fever ...
03 September 2018
Sixth case of ASF brings cull count to 38,000 in China
While authorities battle to control the catastrophic outbreak of African swine fever in China, more cases of the disease emerge and add to the rising death toll of pigs...
29 August 2018
ASF outbreak threatens to spread from China to other Asian countries
FAO urges regional collaboration, including stronger monitoring and preparedness measures, in order to prevent the spread of ASF to other Asian countries...
28 August 2018
African swine fever strikes Romania’s largest pig farm
African swine fever (ASF) has been confirmed on Romania’s largest pig breeding farm where 140,000 animals are being culled...
23 August 2018
African swine fever continues to spread in Romania
ROMANIA - Reports say that the number of confirmed outbreaks of ASF has reached 725 with 10 counties being affected...
21 August 2018
Are you doing all you can for your farm biosecurity?
In light of PED in Manitoba and African swine fever in China, the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network is encouraging swine producers to review their biosecurity protocols and attend local training...
China’s pig herd suffers third ASF outbreak
The ASF death toll rises further as 88 pigs die on one farm in the Haizhou District, Lianyungang city, and a further 615 are confirmed to be infected with the African swine fever virus...
16 August 2018
ASF death toll rises as 30 pigs die during transportation in China
Today it has been confirmed that 30 pigs being transported in China have died as a result of infection with African swine fever (ASF). Angela Zhang, IQC Insights, provides the latest update on the ASF...
15 August 2018
Up goes another boar-proof fence
Denmark is the latest country to invest in a fence along its border, designed to keep out wild boar and any diseases they harbour – African swine fever being the primary target...
10 August 2018
UK Government report on the ASF outbreak in China
The Animal Plant and Health Agency (APHA) provide an update on the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in China as they further assess the situation...
Pirbright scientists help combat African swine fever – a disease with no vaccine
The Pirbright Institute are working hard to develop fail-safe protocol and vaccines for the deadliest disease to hit the swine industry...
07 August 2018
Predicting the impacts of the first ASF outbreak in China
As China confirms its first ever cases of ASF, the economic and health status of the Chinese pig industry is under scrutiny. Angela Zhang, IQC Insights, provides a current and future outlook for 2018...
05 August 2018
First ASF case reaches China
China has encountered its first case of African Swine Fever (ASF), according to reports from animal health officials in the country....
03 August 2018
China culls 1,000 pigs as first case of African Swine Fever confirmed
Officials and pig producers are on high alert as China confirms its first case of African Swine Fever (ASF)...
24 July 2018
Bulgaria to build a fence at Romanian border
BULGARIA - Clearing of land to enable the building of a fence at the Romanian border has begun, to prevent the movement of wild boar into Bulgaria as a measure against African swine fever...
16 July 2018
African swine fever: new cases in Ghana
Reports of a new African swine fever outbreak have emerged from Ghana. Efua Okai speaks to government officials about the latest biosecurity measures being implemented in Ghana...
12 July 2018
African swine fever: EFSA assesses measures to prevent spread
EFSA has identified strategies for managing wild boar at different stages of an epidemic of African swine fever (ASF): what should be done before, during and after. Wild boar are known to play an important...
 
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