The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Wednesday allayed fears over the suspected swine fever virus
in the country noting that even if tests conducted in hogs show positive results, measures are in place to keep the animal virus controlled.
Some areas in Bulacan and Rizal provinces are suspected to be infected by the African swine fever virus
To prevent the African Swine Fever virus
from entering the Philippines, authorities have expanded the temporary ban imposed on all imported processed pork meat products to three countries and a territory.
Polish pork has been banned from entering the country to prevent intrusion of the African swine fever virus
(ASF) since Poland has been struck by the deadly hog disease.
It was confirmed on July 30 that the reason for the pig's death was the African swine fever virus
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There are no published studies reporting the incidence of African swine fever virus
detected in food in China.
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based on full-length E2 encoding sequences.
Quarantine authorities are on high alert following suspicions that the African swine fever virus
(ASFV) may have reached North Korea, fearing it could soon spread south and affect the entire peninsula.
Inovio and Plumbline Life Sciences announced a collaboration to co-develop a novel animal health vaccine for African swine fever virus
. The vaccine will be developed using Inovio's SynCon technology and delivered using Cellectra efficacy-enabling devices.
'If the experts find the African swine fever virus
in the pigs' blood, the pigs will be incinerated and officials will follow legal procedures,' it said.