Swine Fever News

News published on October 5, 2006:

EU - Classical Swine Fever: post-enlargement measures for Bulgaria and Romania agreed

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. ...
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Standing Comm. on the Food Chain and Animal Health
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News published on March 29, 2006:

EU - Classical swine fever: Movement restrictions on pigs in North-Rhine Westphalia

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...
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European Commission
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News published on October 20, 2005:

Philippines - Classical Swine Fever: Old Disease, New Challenges: Merial

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...
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Merial Animal Health Asia
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News published on August 24, 2005:

South Africa - Swine fever outbreak: 20 000 pigs face slaughter

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...
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Mail & Guardian
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News published on July 14, 2005:

South Africa - Swine fever attacks pig farms

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 ...
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The Star
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News published on July 5, 2005:

UK - Advance in African swine fever control

Since the 1960s there have been outbreaks of African swine fever in France, Italy, Malta, Belgium and Holland. The disease, which is endemic in most of Southern Africa, is highly contagious. The virus can persi...
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National Pig Association
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News published on February 15, 2005:

Europe - Slovakia Swine Fever update

Various outbreaks of swine fever within the country resulted in the sacrifice of over 24,000 pigs to control the disease. The Ministery of Agriculture states that swine fever is now eradicated from the country....
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USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
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News published on July 23, 2004:

New Guinea - Swine Fever in Papua

Authorities this week announced that an outbreak of swine fever in Papua province has since April killed at least 8,700 pigs, mostly in the southern coastal region of Mimika. Livestock health authorities ha...
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Laksamana Net
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News published on July 13, 2004:

Int’l - USDA: Chile Declared Free of Classic Swine Fever

USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is amending its regulations by adding Chile to the list of regions considered free of classical swine fever (CSF). Chile also is added to a list of CSF-free reg...
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Ag Web
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