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The EAPHM Board is actively seeking support to express the pork producing industry’s concern in controlling the spread of ASF virus in Europe. This concern will be brought under the attention of the EU commission in Brussel, Belgium. The latest jump the ASF virus made (see map) is (again-) indicating the human involvement, acting as vector, in spreading the ASF virus.   
The European College of Porcine Health Management will offer Young Person’s Bursaries to six presenting authors of accepted abstracts (poster or oral presentation) for young pig veterinarians (scientists, practitioners, etc.) aged 35 years or less.
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Building on our 2017 Antibiotics Commitment, which outlined five key principles to improve animal health and responsible antibiotic use, we see a way forward that addresses AMR by reducing the need for antibiotics in animals through better prevention, earlier diagnosis, increased access to innovative treatments, and more. AnimalhealthEurope and HealthforAnimals members, pledge to collaboratively...
This report summarises certain work carried out by the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety regarding antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in veterinary medicine and, in particular, the efforts to encourage the prudent use of antimicrobials in animals, as advocated in the European Union (EU) guidelines for the prudent use of antimicrobials in veterinary medicine, published in September 2015....
African swine fever virus is transmissible through animal consumption of contaminated feed. To determine virus survival during transoceanic shipping, we calculated the half-life of the virus in 9 feed ingredients exposed to 30-day shipment conditions. Half-lives ranged from 9.6 to 14.2 days, indicating that the feed matrix environment promotes virus stability.
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