Training school in Participatory Methods

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Our ASF-STOP Training School on “Participatory methods to evaluate and improve the surveillance and control measures for African swine fever in wild boar in affected and at-risk countries” brought together 24 participants from 17 different countries. At the Federal Research … Read More

First announcement International Conference “African swine fever: knowledge and future challenges; contribution from the COST Action ASF-STOP

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We are pleased to announce the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Lombardia e dell’Emilia Romagna (IZSLER) will organise our final conference “African swine fever: knowledge and future challenges; contribution from the COST Action ASF-STOP“. The event will be held in Brescia, … Read More

Review on ASF situation in Africa

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The current ASF situation in the Eastern, Central and Southern Africa sub‐region has been reviewed by some of our COST action members in the journal of Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. Dr Mulumba-Mfumu and colleagues identified gaps in knowledge to support … Read More

PhD opportunity in Copenhagen

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University of Copenhagen offers a fully funded PhD fellowship in transmission of African Swine Fever.  Application deadline 15th February. The project will focus on the potential role of blood sucking insects in the spread of virus from infected wild boars … Read More

The role of flies in ASF

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Some of our members published two really interesting scientific papers in 2018, one in Veterinary Microbiology and one in Tansboundary and Emerging Diseases. Both show how stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans) can be a vector for ASF in Europe. This result … Read More

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