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on April 10, 2017

Classical swine fever: What pig producers need to know

Classical swine fever is a severe, contagious, systemic viral disease endemic in the majority of the world’s pig populations.

Although classical swine fever (CSF), also known as hog cholera, does not infect humans, it does cause large economic losses in the pig industry. Canada, the U.S., New Zealand, Australia, Japan and parts of Europe have eradicated CSF while the rest of the world vaccinates but still experiences losses from…

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