Manitoba, Canada's cases of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) in 2019 have already surpassed 2018’s figures, with 21 locations infected as of June 6.
The largest city, has decl in Vietnam, has announced its first African swine fever outbreak.
The seizure of 558 smuggled frozen pigs in Bangkok's On Nut area has sparked fears of an African Swine Fever outbreak.
The Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) said it is asking courier companies to stop accepting orders to deliver meat products from African Swine Fever (ASF)-affected countries.
Southeast Asia is battling to contain the spread of African swine fever, which has so far led to the culling of millions of pigs in China and Vietnam.
Experts have said it may take years to contain African swine fever due to the differing biosecurity standards on commercial pig farms and backyard smallholdings across Asia.
Researchers published a longitudinal study assessing the infection dynamics of Porcine Circovirus 3 (PCV3) in healthy commercial farms in Spain.
Free trade agreements, regionalization, international passenger travel and the constant evolution of infectious agents are among the factors affecting foreign animal disease prevention, control, management and recovery in the swine industry.
Manitoba Pork says as of Wednesday, May 22, there have been 10 cases of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) confirmed in 2019, all in the southeast region of the Canadian province.
Diseases that are endemic are more difficult to stamp out by quarantining and culling livestock.