SHIC Mid-Month Global Disease Report Captures International ASF Lessons Learned

In the December mid-month Global Swine Disease Monitoring Report from the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC), a collection of observations and lessons learned from African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks in China and Europe are shared. In addition, recommendations for US producers to follow to continue to prevent the entry of the virus in this country are detailed. ASF continues to spread in China with Qinghai province reporting their first cases of the virus. It appears the spread in Romania and Poland has slowed. Earlier this month, both China’s General Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs as well as the Global ASF Research Alliance released analyses and reports on the issues surrounding the spread of the virus. The mid-month report includes a summary of each. Funded by America’s pork producers to protect and enhance the health of the US swine herd, the Swine Health Information Center focuses its efforts on prevention, preparedness, and response. As a conduit of information and research, SHIC encourages sharing of its publications and research for the benefit of swine health. Forward, reprint, and quote SHIC material freely. For more information, visit https://www.swinehealth.org or contact Dr. Paul Sundberg at [email protected]
December 18, 2018

SHIC Mid-Month Global Disease Report Captures International ASF Lessons Learned

In the December mid-month Global Swine Disease Monitoring Report from the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC), a collection of observations and lessons learned from African swine […]
December 18, 2018

Declaring Farm Visits in ASF Positive Countries to Customs

When returning to the United States after visiting a farm or being in contact with animals in a country (or countries) with African swine fever (ASF), […]
December 12, 2018

SHIC-Funded Project Uncovers Breeding Herd Vulnerabilities to PRRS for Improved Biosecurity

How vulnerable are your herds to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS)? Want to know where to focus biosecurity? Gustavo Silva at Iowa State University, and […]
December 12, 2018

SHIC Sponsors Research to Examine PCV3 Relationships to Learn More About Epidemiology

Does porcine circovirus Type 3 (PCV3) cause disease or is it just there? It feels counterintuitive to be talking about a type of circovirus and whether […]
December 5, 2018

December 2018 SHIC eNewsletter

Declaring Farm Visits in ASF Positive Countries to Customs
SHIC Requests Your Input for 2019 Plan of Work Priorities
SHIC Helps Protect the US Swine Herd Health with Information Sharing
Disease Monitoring Reports