August 15, 2018

SHIC: Assessing the Needs, Funding the Projects, Answering the Problems – Chinese PRV Preparedness

Early detection and understanding sources of pseudorabies virus (PRV) are essential to contain spread and prevent economic losses, should the virus arrive in the US.
August 6, 2018

August 2018 SHIC eNewsletter

ASF Identified in China
Discerning Between Classical Pseudorabies and High Path Variant Pseudorabies Now Possible Thanks to SHIC-Sponsored Research
SHIC Investigates SVA Outbreak that Threatened a Plant’s Operations
SHIC-Funded Feed Risk Studies Lead to Stakeholder Meeting
Monitoring and Analysis Working Group Surveys Domestic and Foreign Swine Disease Risk for SHIC
July Global Disease Monitoring Report
July Domestic Disease Monitoring Report
August 3, 2018

Special Announcement: ASF in China

The first case of African Swine Fever (ASF) has today been reported in China (LINK). First identified on August 1st, the outbreak was located in the northeast, in the city Shenyang, district of Shenbei New, in the province Liaoning, swine dense area 130 miles (208km) of the North Korean border. Infection on a small farm with a herd of 383 pigs, where 47 pigs died from the disease, was confirmed by China Animal Health and Epidemiolology Center on Friday August 3rd, 11am, local time.
August 1, 2018

SHIC-Funded Feed Risk Studies Lead to Stakeholder Meeting

In May 2017, the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) released information from a study it funded showing the potential for viruses to contaminate and survive in feed ingredients.
August 1, 2018

Discerning Between Classical Pseudorabies and High Path Variant Pseudorabies Now Possible Thanks to SHIC-Sponsored Research

There are two categories of pseudorabies virus (PRV). Classical PRV was formerly present in North American commercial production prior to eradication in 2004. It has been eliminated in much of the developed world, but does reside in feral pigs in the US, Europe, Latin America, and Asia.