The mission of the Swine Health Information Center is to protect and enhance the health of the United States swine herd through coordinated global disease monitoring, targeted research investments that minimize the impact of future disease threats, and analysis of swine health data.

February 5, 2019

February 2019 SHIC eNewsletter

SHIC Board Releases 2019 Plan of Work
SHIC Sponsored Research Looks for Cost-effective Ways to Mitigate Potential Risks from Feed Transmission
SHIC Provides Update on SVA in Brazil
SHIC Shares New AFIA Biosecurity Guidance Following ASF Outbreaks
Reminder: Declaring Farm Visits in ASF Positive Countries to Customs
New National Swine Disease Council Will Help Combat Foreign Animal Disease
Global Swine Disease Monitoring Report
Domestic Disease Monitoring Report
January 24, 2019

ASF Continues Spread in China and FMD on the Move in South Africa

In the mid-January 2019 Global Swine Disease Monitoring Report from the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC), we learn African swine fever (ASF) continues to spread in China, including the first outbreaks in Gansu and Ningxia provinces.
January 24, 2019

SHIC Sponsored Research Looks for Cost-effective Ways to Mitigate Potential Risks from Feed Transmission

Proactive mitigation of high-risk pathogens in feed with feed additives could be a way for us to protect North American herds from porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV), porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), as well as foreign animal disease.

Our Goal

Our goal is to protect and enhance the health of the United States swine herd through targeted research investments that minimize the impact of future disease threats through collection and analysis of swine health data and global disease monitoring.