ASF set to break through borders

ASF set to break through borders

In 2019, African swine fever (ASF) is likely to appear in France and Germany, and further spread of the disease is anticipated in south-east Asia, according to Sergey Dankvert, director of the Russian veterinary body Rosselkhoznadzor, speaking during an industry conference in Moscow on 19 January.

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China culls over 900,000 pigs since ASF outbreak

China culls over 900,000 pigs since ASF outbreak

China’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs has revealed that it has culled 916,000 pigs since the beginning of the African swine fever (ASF) outbreak in August 2018.

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Newcastle disease confirmed in second California poultry flock

Newcastle disease confirmed in second California poultry flock

The US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) has confirmed a second case of virulent Newcastle disease at a commercial flock in Riverside County, California in a matter of weeks.

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Newcastle disease found in US commercial flock

Newcastle disease found in US commercial flock

The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of the disease in a commercial chicken flock in Riverside County, California.

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medical waste

NHS waste backlog: Criminal probe launched

A criminal investigation has been launched after a backlog of medical waste was allowed to build up at several disposal sites.

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