Given the recent developments of African Swine Fever (ASF) in China, the Leman Conference is planning a special breakout session on Tuesday morning. The session will cover key aspects of the ASF virus as well as the spread of ASFV in Eastern Europe and China, important elements of ASFV transmission, and implications of the recent developments in China.
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African Swine Fever: an update as of September 3rd
The fifth case of ASF has been reported in China: you may read the update on the Swine Health Information Center website.
The map below summarizes the location of the various Chinese cases compared to each other.
In Korea, the virus has been found in pork product that were brought back from China, putting the Korean authorities on high alert. It is is important to remember that ASF can be transmitted through pork products.
US swine producers are invited to review and complete the National Pork Board Foreign Animal Disease Checklist.