There are also fears the African swine fever (ASF) virus could reach as far east as China.
The Swine Health Information Center’s Rapid Response Program is designed for epidemiological investigations of new emerging, transboundary, and endemic swine diseases.
The vaccine uses a protein from the virus rather than a live virus, meaning the vaccine poses no biosecurity risk to produce.
China is switching from family farms with backyard pigpens to huge, automated businesses capable of producing thousands of animals each year.
The Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) plan covers transportation biosecurity, pathogen transport in feed, disease communication, and the ability to respond to emerging diseases.
This factsheet provides an overview of African swine fever including its etiology, transmission, diagnosis, and control.
This booklet offers an overview of the signs and symptoms of African swine fever for swine producers.
This guide offers an overview of biosecurity and management best practices for swine producers.
This webinar discusses the strains of influenza currently circulating in the US, an overview of influenza, and learning about current vaccine strains available to help manage herds.
Producers can work with veterinarians to prevent or manage outbreaks by monitoring influenza-surveillance data, vaccinating pigs, and stepping up and enforcing biosecurity protocols.