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on May 15, 2019

Feed, biosecurity breaches likely vectors for animal viruses

If African swine fever virus makes it into the US, people and feed ingredients are likely to spread it

African swine fever (ASF) virus could enter and be transmitted in the U.S. through animal feed and feed ingredients, but that is only one of the many potential vehicles for viral transmission, according to Cassandra Jones, undergraduate research coordinator in the Department of Animal Sciences & Industry at Kansas State

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