ASF continues to plague China while Vietnam remains on high alert after discovering the virus on three farms this week. Vietnamese authorities are raising the question of how ASF is spreading to such remote locations.
A USDA grant is opening the door to a unique collaboration that will allow U.S. researchers to study the devastating African swine fever virus in Vietnam, where it is causing problems and to study how it works there.
Animal health officials in southwest Asia are increasing measures to prevent African swine fever from entering their countries, after China reported confirmation of ASF contaminating feed supplies earlier this week.
It's hard to think about when animals need to be euthanized. It’s harder when you’re the one doing it. Veterinarians are put in that position often. Think what would happen if a foreign animal disease were to hit.
Pigs from the central Alberta farm reporting the province’s first PED outbreak might be sent to market in the U.S., after local Canadian farmers voice concern about the disease contaminating slaughter sites.