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Philippine trial of Thai ASF vaccine shows encouraging results

The first phase of a Philippine trial of an ASF vaccine developed in Thailand...

IFC injects USD52m for Mavin to recover from ASF

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the IFC Emerging Asia Fund under IFC Asset...

Philippine ASF detection kit shows promising results

An ASF PCR detection test kit developed in the Philippines is showing promising results...

PRRS not necessarily passed from sow to fetus

Research in the US shows that a PRRS-positive sow does not necessarily pass the...

Cambodia beefs up smuggling control on ASF fears

Cambodia’s Svay Rieng province has imposed control measures to prevent the smuggling of pigs...

Philippine pork production to touch pre-ASF levels in 2030

Philippine pork production will be near its pre-ASF level in 2030, the Philippine Chamber...

ASF vaccine getting a step closer to commercial production

An ASF vaccine candidate developed by USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has passed a...

Malaysia fears further ASF spread from missing sick pigs

Authorities in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia are worried that the 2000 pigs suspected as being...

Ever since African Swine Fever hit Asian shores in 2018, professionals in the region’s pig sector have been working hard to contain the spread. At the ‘Living with African Swine Fever’ conference, seven individuals who have been true leaders and at the forefront of the fight against ASF, were honored:

– Dr Max M Montenegro, Philippines
– Prof Nguyen Tat Toan, Vietnam
– Prof Do Tien Duy, Vietnam
– Dr Wasu Kasimani, Malaysia
– Dr Khampee Kortheerakul, Thailand
– Chester Warren Tan, Philippines
– Dr Sauland Sinaga, Indonesia

During the conference, Chairman David Faulkner delivered a citation recognizing the contribution of each individual. They have since each received a commemorative plaque as a tribute to their leadership.

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