Swine Fever News
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 ...
News published on July 5, 2005:
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...
National Pig Association
News published on February 15, 2005:
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....
USDA Foreign Agricultural Service
News published on July 23, 2004:
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...
News published on July 13, 2004:
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...