Explained: What is African Swine Fever reported in India for the first time?

News:In Assam, over 2,900 pigs have died due to African Swine Fever (ASF). This is the first time that an ASF outbreak has been reported in India. Facts: African Swine Fever: It is a highly contagious and fatal animal disease that infects and leads to an acute form of hemorrhagic fever in domestic and wild… Continue reading Explained: What is African Swine Fever reported in India for the first time?

African Swine Fever(ASF) and China

News:China is witnessing rise in pork prices because of the rampant spread of African Swine Fever (ASF).  Facts: About African Swine Fever(ASF): African swine fever(ASF) is a highly contagious hemorrhagic viral disease of domestic and wild pigs which is responsible for serious economic and production losses. It is caused by a large DNA virus of… Continue reading African Swine Fever(ASF) and China

African swine fever

News:The outbreak of African Swine fever in China has lead to massive mass cullings and a subsequent increase in the price of the pork meat. Facts: About African Swine fever: African swine fever(ASF) is a highly contagious hemorrhagic viral disease of domestic and wild pigs which is responsible for serious economic and production losses. It… Continue reading African swine fever