The first call for the 18th Symposium “Health Care, Selection and Reproduction of Pigs” is now open. The program can be found in the picture. For additional information please contact our colleague, Dr Dobrosavljević.
Our WG1 recently addressed the African swine fever dynamics in experimentally infected wild boar and feral pigs. In their review, publishes on Viruses, they identified knowledge gaps in areas such as disease pathogenesis and immune response, highlighting the importance of … Read More
Animal diseases constitute a continuing threat to animal health, food safety, national economy, and the environment. Among those, African swine fever (ASF) is one of the most devastating viruses affecting pigs and wild Suids due to the lack of vaccine … Read More
A new laboratory procedure, with high sensitivity and specificity, has been developed by our COST action members for the contemporary detection of ASF and CSF viruses. The full article can be found in our Dissemination page or on Frontiers in … Read More
Although ASF is typically associated with very high case fatality rates, a certain proportion of infected animals will recover from the infection and survive. Early on it was speculated that such survivors may act as carriers of the virus, and … Read More
Some of our members from FLI, together with colleagues from Greifswald University, recently published a paper on the influence of scavengers in African Swine Fever spread in Scientific Reports. Using camera traps, they found out that scavengers represent a minor … Read More
Our final conference is approaching (29-30 January 2020), abstract deadline and registration will open soon and the dedicated tab has been added to our website. Keep an eye on it for upcoming news. We hope to see many of you … Read More
At page 12 of the latest EWDA newsletter you’ll find an article by our vice leader Francisco Ruiz-Fons with an update on African Swine Fever situation and information on our Action progress. The whole newsletter can be found in our … Read More