Swine Fever News
News published on August 26, 2016:
Government has gazetted six communal areas in Mount Darwin district of Mashonaland Central province in which movement of pigs has been banned as it battles to control an outbreak of African swine fever. The dea...
News published on July 19, 2016:
The Department of Agriculture of South Africa says it suspects that the current African swine fever outbreak could have come from neighbouring countries.
Outbreaks have been reported in the Free State and Nort...
News published on October 10, 2007:
African swine fever could become endemic in Eastern Europe and spread rapidly to the west unless more vigorous controls are put in place, according to the UN chief veterinary officer Joseph Domenech.African swi...
News published on November 29, 2006:
"Pig Fever" is sweeping through the expanding Chinese swine industry, according to swine veterinarians who have traveled there this fall. University of Nottingham, England, swine veterinarians Steven McOrist an...
News published on October 25, 2006:
Croatia was hit with a new outbreak of classical swine fever, the worst so far in the Balkans country, as some 3,600 pigs will be slaughtered to prevent the spread of the disease, the agriculture ministry has s...
News published on October 5, 2006:
A Commission proposal to approve Romania's eradication plan and emergency vaccination programme for classical swine fever was endorsed by the Standing Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health yesterday.
Standing Comm. on the Food Chain and Animal Health
News published on March 29, 2006:
The European Commission has today decided to suspend the movement of all pigs within and from the German federal state of North-Rhine Westphalia, due to a new case of classical swine fever in a pig farm in this...
News published on October 20, 2005:
MERIAL launches new White Book on Classical Swine fever at recent Asian Pig Veterinary Society Congress, Manila, Philippines.
During the 2nd Congress of the Asian Pig Veterinary Society Congress (19 & 20 Sep...
Merial Animal Health Asia
News published on August 24, 2005:
The culling of an estimated 20 000 pigs in the Eastern Cape started in Idutywa on Monday, after an outbreak of swine fever hit the province.
At least 3 500 emerging farmers' pigs have been affected by the vi...
News published on July 14, 2005:
Two pig farms and two informal settlements are under quarantine due to an outbreak of classical or European swine fever, also known as hog cholera, the first since 1918.
Police have set up two roadblocks in ...