Travelers will see some changes at airports as USDA works with CBP to increase screenings of passenger baggage.Tips for travelers to help keep ASF out of the US
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The FAO, in collaboration with the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE), conducted an emergency response mission from 11 – 15 March 2019 in Viet Nam to enhance the country’s ability to respond to and prevent further spread of African Swine Fever (ASF).International assistance for Viet Nam’s ASF response
The seizure was in an effort to battle the spread of African swine fever, a contagious, deadly virus which has killed more than a million pigs in China.USA: One million pounds of smuggled pork from China seized at NJ port
After several months without the confirmation of new cases, ASF has reappeared in Moldova.ASF reappears in Moldova
Vietnam: ASF spreads unstoppably
Since the emerge of the disease there are 17 affected provinces and 134 confirmed outbreaks.
As globalization increases the interconnectedness between nations, economies, and industries, the introduction of diseases will continue to remain a prominent threat to the livestock sector and the trade of animals and animal products, as well as the livelihoods of farmers, food security and public health.International trade and travel in the spread of pig diseases
Seropositive wild boar in certain areas suggests that some animals may be surviving for some time or could even be recovering from the disease. This could be due to the presence of related viruses of reduced virulence.Evolution in Europe of ASF genotype II viruses from highly to moderate
Vietnam: ASF spreads quickly in the densest region in the country
46 new ASF outbreaks have been confirmed, 6 of them in 4 new provinces.