Updated Information on ASF Discovery in Dominican Republic

On July 28, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Dominican Republic confirmed the presence of African swine fever (ASF) after learning the results of tests on 389 samples collected from pigs raised on farms and in backyards sent to the USDA – Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (Plum Island) through an existing cooperative surveillance program. Click below for the August 3 SHIC Global Swine Disease Monitoring Report containing updated information on ASF in the Dominican Republic.