ASF Poland: Virus 40 km from Germany

African Swine Fever has made another move in Poland creeping closer to the German border. An update by the Polish Chief Veterinary Inspectorate showed that 9 new dead wild boar have been found in western Poland, demonstrating that the virus is not contained to its initial zone.

The westernmost place where the virus surfaced was near the town Nowgrod Bobrzanski, just over 40km from the border with Germany. In addition, 4 infected carcasses were found around the city Zielona Góra. Most of the new cases were found on road sides.
Read more

The South African Pork Producers’ Organisation (SAPPO) coordinates industry interventions and collaboratively manages risks in the value chain to enable the sustainability and profitability of pork producers in South Africa.