African Swine Fever (ASF) Reported in Vietnam

This report was published by the Swine Health Information Center on February 19th, in collaboration with the University of Minnesota, Swine Disease Global Surveillance group. Although it has not been officially reported to the OIE, the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Animal Health Department released a communication confirming that ASF has been … Continue reading “African Swine Fever (ASF) Reported in Vietnam”

Science Page: An overview of African Swine Fever

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website. This week, we are sharing a fact sheet regarding African Swine Fever, followed by a map of the current outbreak situation. Keypoints Recent outbreak … Continue reading “Science Page: An overview of African Swine Fever”

Science Page: Transmission and survivability of African swine fever virus

This is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website. This week, we are sharing a literature review on ASF virus transmission and survivability created by Carles Vilalta. Other recent posts on African Swine … Continue reading “Science Page: Transmission and survivability of African swine fever virus”

The 2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference successfully continued its tradition of high-quality content while innovating

The 2018 edition of the Allen D. Leman swine conference held in St. Paul, MN continued to offer a wide range of high-quality, science-driven presentations while innovating on several aspects of its program. This year marked the second year of the DVM student session at the Leman conference but the first time that a student … Continue reading “The 2018 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference successfully continued its tradition of high-quality content while innovating”