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Among viral diseases in swine, there are two important that occur with widespread hemorrhages and being both fatal "Classical Swine Fever (C S F) and African Swine Fever (A S F)" [13].
They organized the African Swine Fever Eradication and Swine Industry Development Program (PEPPADEP), a $23 million program to kill all the pigs in Haiti and repopulate the country with pigs from the United States.
Diseases of major concern include: Avian Influenza; Foot and Mouth Disease; new strains of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV); and African Swine Fever.
Since 2013, the Republic of Dagestan has not detected anthrax, avian influenza - since 2008, African swine fever (ASF) - since 2009, although the threat of occurrence is constantly present.
The Council also discussed issues related to African swine fever and addressing unfair commercial practices, and discussed the results of a conference titled 'Modern Biotechnology in Agriculture'.
In many countries in Africa, pig farm production is restrained by outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF), a highly contagious and rapidly spreading disease that causes high rates of death among infected pigs and for which there is no vaccine (1).
Last week, inspectors from the Food and Veterinary Service found African swine fever (ASF) in 21 wild boars killed by the disease, as the infection spread to three more counties, the Food and Veterinary Service informed.
They vary from rules on animal identification to control African swine fever, to rules on the movement of horses.
Russia imposed the ban on live pig and pork products in response to what it said was the detection of the African Swine Fever virus in EU member states Lithuania and Poland.
Switzerland is to ban imports of live pigs and pork from several EU countries, including Bulgaria, in a bid to stop an African swine fever outbreak from reaching the country.
On 29 January, Russia imposed an embargo on European pork after two cases of African swine fever were detected on wild boars in Lithuania.
African swine fever has been causing devastating problems in Eastern European pig farms and the disease has now migrated from Russia to the Ukraine, Belarus and, most recently, across the European Union border into Lithuania.
TEHRAN (FNA)- First case of African Swine Fever, a contagious epizootic disease that causes high mortality in the populations of domestic pigs, has been identified in Poland, the Polish Agriculture Ministry said.
After its introduction into the Republic of Georgia and the Caucasus region in 2007 and spread into Russia, the virus that causes African swine fever (ASF) was spotted for the first time last year in Ukraine, putting European and Asian countries on high alert.
Kiev, Ramadan 13, 1433, Aug 1, 2012, SPA -- African swine fever (ASF), a viral disease harmless to people but lethal to pigs, has been found in Ukraine, the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Service said on Wednesday.
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