Global Health: Transmitting virus in pig feed From 2014 onwards the veterinary community – as well as the worldwide feed and pork industries – started to realize that viruses were being transmitted in feed.
The EAPHM is looking for a new EAPHM Board member for the function of Secretary. This position opens in 2021 because the term in office of the current Secretary of EAPHM will end. To enable a smooth and proper transfer of activities, processes and responsibilities at the AGM in 2021, the EAPHM is currently recruiting a Secretary-elect to step into office from September 1st 2020 and to be elected...
The EAPHM Board, after careful consultation with the EAPHM Bylaws, the statutory (legal-) requirements under the Belgium law and Covid-19 related restrictions, has decided to organize an internet based (virtual) EAPHM Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the year 2020. The meeting will take place on Thursday 25th of June 2020, and starts at 18.00 hours.
Belgium prepares to submit a request to regain its status of being free from African Swine Fever (ASF). A country can file for a return of the ASF-free status in case the virus has not been found for 1 full year. Should the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) and the European Commission agree to the Belgian request, that could lead to an ASF-free status in October, provided that no new...
Vaccination is essential. It prevents, controls and eradicates diseases in both animals and people.