Plum Island is the only place in the US where vetetrinarians will be able to see African swine fever in the flesh before potentially having to recognize it in the field.
African swine fever has spread to over 23,300 household farms - 30 percent of all such farms in Vietnam's capital.
Ba Ria Vung Tau province has become Vietnam's 59th locality with African swine fever outbreaks.
The outbreak of African swine fever occurred in a village in Shihuiyao County and involved 32 pigs.
Researchers identified more than thirty African swine fever virus proteins that are recognized by lymphocytes from African swine fever immune pigs which led to increased knowledge of the determinants of the cellular immune response to the virus.
Laos has reported its first cases of African swine fever in the province of Saravane.
Manitoba Pork has reported that the number of cases of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) have increased significantly in recent weeks in the province.
African swine fever that first swept through China is now spreading across Asia.
China has imported and stockpiled a large amount of meat in response to an outbreak of African swine fever, and chilled storage at ports are almost full.
African swine fever was first detected in Vietnam in February and has since spread to farms in 58 of the country's 63 provinces,