Ebola Risk Assessment in the Pig Value Chain in Uganda

Recent epidemiological work has revealed pigs as a host for Ebolavirus, according to a new report from the International Livestock Research Institute. With a rapidly expanding pig population in Uganda and many of them sharing the same habitats as the main vector, the fruit bat, the authors call for more research to assess better the disease risk posed by pig farming in the country.
calendar icon 22 August 2014
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