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Showing only stories from the FAD category: "Foreign" Animal Disease and other news most significant to regions outside of North America. -- show all categories

South Korea Reports First Outbreak of African Swine Fever
September 18, 2019 —  [FAD]
South Korea is the latest country in Asia to report African swine fever has infected a swine herd, after five pigs found dead at a farm near the North Korea border tested positive. On Tuesday, Oh...
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin
August 28, 2019 —  [FAD]
Read the latest Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin brought to you by the Pork Checkoff, in collaboration with the National Pork Producers Council, Swine Health Information Center, USDA, and...
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin
July 25, 2019 —  [FAD]
Read the latest Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin brought to you by the Pork Checkoff, in collaboration with the National Pork Producers Council, Swine Health Information Center, USDA, and...
African Swine Fever – What Are We Doing?
July 17, 2019 — AASV Staff [FAD]
The National Pork Board, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, and other partners have summarized the current work in progress on African swine fever. Please see the one-page ASF fact...
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin
June 28, 2019 —  [FAD]
Read the latest Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin brought to you by the Pork Checkoff, in collaboration with the National Pork Producers Council, Swine Health Information Center, USDA, and...
SHIC Supports OIE African Swine Fever Resolution
June 5, 2019 — Paul Sundberg [FAD]
African swine fever (ASF) continues to impact the swine industry worldwide. During the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) annual meeting last week in Paris, member countries considered and...
African Swine Fever in North Korea and Poland
June 5, 2019 —  [FAD]
African swine fever has been confirmed in North Korea and Poland. The first case of African swine fever has officially been reported in North Korea. The outbreak was confirmed at a farm in Jagang...
OIE Launches Global Initiative to Control ASF
May 29, 2019 —  [FAD]
The recent upsurge in the spread of African swine fever (ASF) throughout several regions of the world poses a direct threat to the majority of pig populations worldwide. The 87th General Assembly of...
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin
May 22, 2019 —  [FAD]
Read the latest Foreign Animal Disease Preparation Bulletin brought to you by the Pork Checkoff, in collaboration with the National Pork Producers Council, Swine Health Information Center, USDA, and...
ASF Vaccine Test Successful
May 15, 2019 —  [FAD]
Spanish scientists have developed an oral vaccine that reportedly immunizes Eurasian wild boars against African swine fever (ASF). (Source: Farms.com, by Jonathan Martin, 14 May 2019) Researchers...

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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