AFRICAN SWINE FEVER UPDATES

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What is African Swine Fever? 

African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious hemorrhagic disease of pigs, warthogs, European wild boar and American wild pigs. All age groups are equally susceptible.

With high virulence forms of the virus, ASF is characterized by high fever, loss of appetite, hemorrhages in the skin and internal organs, and death in 2-10 days on average. Mortality rates may be as high as 100%.

Source :  OIE - World Organisation for Animal Health 

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ASF - AALC Proposal to COnsider 

 

AALC is READY to support the province of Laguna in its fight against African Swine Fever disease.

Please tell us how we can be more effective in fighting the ASF Virus

Government Resources 

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BAI ASF Updates 

African Swine Fever (ASF) is a highly contagious hemorrhagic fever in pigs caused by a virus and can be spread via fomites and in uncooked pig products.

 

Source: May M. Magno, DVM /Head of ASF Task Force / BAI & DOA

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BAI ASF Contingency Plan

African swine fever (ASF) is an infectious disease of domestic and wild pigs of all breeds and ages, caused by a virus thatproduces a range of syndromes. It can be peracute, acute,subacute or chronic. The incubation period in nature is usually 4–19 days.

Source: Animal Health and Welfare Division

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Where is the disease found?
✔ ASF is generally prevalent and endemic in countries of sub-Saharan Africa. The
disease remains endemic in Italy (Sardinia).