Stability of ASF virus in soil and mitigation of the transmission risk

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 the summary of a paper published in open access in the journal called Pathogens by a research team out of Germany looking at the survival of the African Swine Fever virus in the soil.

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Rise Of A New Salmonella Strain In Swine And Human Health: a podcast

Podcasts are a perfect way to get caught up with new swine information! We are presenting you the latest episode from “At The Meeting… Honoring Dr. Bob Morrison” in collaboration with SwineCast.

This new episode looks at the landscape of a new salmonella strain in swine and human health, which is challenging continued on-farm use of antimicrobials.

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Newly emerging PRRSV Lineage 1C variant nomenclature

An issue with the platform prevented this article from being posted on Friday, we apologize for the inconvenience!

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, the MSHMP team in collaboration with the VanderWaal lab focuses on the nomenclature of a recently emerged PRRSv variant that has been causing severe clinical signs with associated mortality in swine herds around the USA.

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UMN students and faculty recognized at the 52nd AASV annual meeting

This past week-end, the 52nd AASV annual meeting was held online. Participants were welcomed into the meeting platform with a realistic-looking conference lobby. The UMN swine faculty and students were recognized by the association for their important work from research findings to outstanding service to the industry.

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Can pigs get COVID-19 and transmit the virus to humans?

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 an update from the National Pork Board in relation to pigs, humans and COVID-19.

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