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on March 6, 2019

7 ways USDA is working to keep out African swine fever

Deadly pig disease has been spreading throughout Asia and Europe since summer 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said it is taking additional steps to keep African swine fever (ASF) from entering the U.S.

Although ASF does not affect humans, it is highly contagious and deadly among pigs, cannot be cured and has no vaccine. ASF has been spreading throughout pig farms…

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