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on June 17, 2019

ASF researcher: Controlling Chinese outbreak could take decades

‘ASF is out of Africa for good and … will pose a threat to Europe and the US for a long time,’ former Plum Island pathobiologist says

Despite its unprecedented scale, a former scientist at the Plum Island Animal Disease Center of New York says he’s not entirely surprised by the latest outbreak of African swine fever (ASF).

Daniel Rock, now a professor of pathobiology at the University of Illinois, studied ASF in the 1990s in hope…

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