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Influenza Surveillance Program Reports Released
January 27, 2016 —  [USDA]
USDA has released the first quarterly reports for the Influenza A Virus in Swine (IAV-S) Surveillance Program initiated in 2010. These reports summarize the results from the USDA-APHIS-VS IAV-S...
APHIS Adds EU ASF Positive Regions
December 16, 2015 —  [USDA]
On August 31, 2015, the Animal Health and Inspection Service (APHIS) announced that the European Union (EU) and EU Member State-defined regions of the EU would be added to the APHIS list of regions...
NAHLN Newsletter Update
December 9, 2015 — Dr. Sarah Tomlinson [USDA]
In this edition of the NAHLN Newsletter, you will read about the cooperation of National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) labs demonstrated when the network activated to respond to HPAI by...
USDA Discusses SECD Root Cause Report
October 7, 2015 —  [USDA]
The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released a root cause investigation report outlining potential scenarios for how the Swine Enteric...
APHIS Strategic Plan 2015
February 3, 2015 — Harry Snelson [USDA]
The USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) recently released its five year strategic plan. The document outlines how the agency plans to achieve its mission to safeguard the...
PDCoV Retrospective Study
August 13, 2014 — Dr. Brian McCluskey [USDA]
APHIS supported retrospective testing for porcine deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) at three NAHLN laboratories. The USDA Center for Epidemiology and Animal Health (CEAH) has completed the preliminary...
USDA Produces Pig Health TV Feature
September 25, 2013 —  [USDA]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a video interview with researcher Dr Joan Lunney discussing the role of vaccination and immunity in establishing and maintaining pig health. The video...
USDA Swine Influenza Factsheet
July 24, 2013 — Harry Snelson [USDA]
USDA APHIS Veterinary Service has published an Influenza A factsheet. The factsheet contains basic information about Influenza A virus in swine and a Question and Answer section on the Swine...
Shea Appointed APHIS Administrator
June 25, 2013 —  [USDA]
Kevin Shea was appointed Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) on June 18, 2013, after serving as Acting Administrator since June...
NAHLN Concept Paper Available for Comment
June 19, 2013 — Harry Snelson [USDA]
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is making available a concept paper that describes a revised structure for the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) for public review...
NAHLN Concept Paper Available for Comment
June 5, 2013 — Harry Snelson [USDA]
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is making available a concept paper that describes a revised structure for the National Animal Health Laboratory Network (NAHLN) for public review...

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Category abbreviations: AASV=Membership information, announcements, and other information from the American Association of Swine Veterinarians; Abs.=Abstracts from journal articles of general interest to swine veterinarians.; ALERT=Used to create email alerts; An.H.=Animal Health; Conf.=Conference announcements and other continuing education opportunities; FAD="Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America.; Food=Food Safety; Gov.=Information about legislation, regulations, and rulemaking that may affect the swine industry or swine veterinarians.; Hum.H.=Human health; Ind.=News from the pork industry, including NPPC and Pork Board activities.; International=Information regarding swine health and production internationally.; Jobs=Position announcements, primarily seeking swine veterinarians.; Meet=Provides a short synopsis of meetings of importance to swine veterinarians.; News=Agriculture related news events.; Nutr.=Swine nutrition; OP-ED=Opinion or editorial articles expressing the thoughts of individual Association members.; Pharm.=Pharmaceuticals and biologicals; PRRS=Articles from the AASV PRRS Task Force; Practice=Information associated with practice management or development.; Research=Research topics of interest to swine veterinarians.; Students=Information of interest to AASV student members.; USDA=US Dept. of Agriculture activities of interest to swine veterinarians.; Welfare=Animal welfare issues