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on August 28, 2019

Veterinarian: ASF virus likely in US, but not its pigs

African swine fever survives well in animal feed and during oceanic travel, making the risk of its spread greater, says Pipestone Veterinary Services’ Scott Dee

There may be no confirmed cases of African swine fever (ASF) in the United States pig herd, but that doesn’t mean the virus isn’t already present in the United States.

Because the ASF virus has been proven to survive in animal feed, as well as endure a trip across an…

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