Last September, Mexico carried out an African swine fever drill. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, the drill was successful and tested the infrastructure, human capital and technical-scientific elements for dealing with emergencies caused by high-impact diseases.
During the three days of activities in which 771 technicians and observers participated, the General Director of Animal Health of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER), Mr. Juan Gay Gutiérrez, pointed out that the SENASICA is an organisation that is ready to deal with a health emergency caused by the entry of a high-impact disease such as ASF.
38 observers of Mexican pig production associations, 14 from universities, 73 state and municipal police staff, eight Green Angels and staff from the SENASICA and auxiliary bodies from the SADER also participated.
Thursday, October 3rd, 2019/ SADER/ Mexico.