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How Spain eradicated ASF and expanded markets

The containment and subsequent eradication of African swine fever by authorities and swine farmers, as well as the opening of exports, make Spain a world reference.
The international director of Interporc in Madrid explains how Spain controlled the ASF outbreak from 1970's and is an example for other countries in the matter.
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Americas prepare for African swine fever outbreak

Invite-only event will bring together industry leaders and government officials to discuss the risk of ASF
An invite-only forum will bring industry professionals and government officials together in the hopes of creating a plan in the event of an ASF outbreak in the Americas.
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Reports: All of China affected by African swine fever

The last region of the country to be hit has now reported its first cases.
The last region in China to be affected by African swine fever (ASF) has reported its first cases, while new outbreaks have been confirmed in Cambodia, Romania, South Africa and Vietnam, as well as in some European wild boar populations.
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China says African swine fever 'under control'

Deadly pig disease returns to South Africa, spreads in Ukraine, Bulgaria
Despite announcing new outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF), the disease situation in China is under control, according to the agriculture ministry. ASF has returned to South Africa, spread to a new region of Ukraine, and infected more backyard herds in Bulgaria.
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