Diseases and Health


Swine Vaccination Considerations

Swine Vaccination Considerations.

African Swine Fever

ASF fact sheetAfrican swine fever virus (ASF) is a serious, highly resistant, viral disease. Since August 2018, ASF has been rapidly spreading throughout China and Asia. U.S. swine industry organizations are working continuously on prevention and response to help keep ASF out of U.S. pig farms. ASF cannot be transmitted to humans, so it is not a public health or food safety concern.

ASF Fact Sheet-Secure Pork Supply

Technical Fact Sheets - Center for Food Security and Public Health



Where is African Swine Fever?

ASF confirmed in the Dominican Republic and Haiti

ASF Situation Update in Asia & Pacific

Swine Health Information Center Disease Monitoring Reports

ASF and U.S. Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness

African Swine Fever Overview - Dr. Chris Rademacher


African Swine Fever: What You Need to Know
Create an On-Farm FAD Investigation Kit for Swine
Emerging Disease Communications Action Plan
FAD Checklist of Priorities
FAD Investigation: Producer Guidance - IDALS
FAD Premises Trace-In and Trace-Out Priority Ranking for Swine
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation
How to Protect Pigs from African Swine Fever
Know and Report the Signs of ASF
National Pork Board - ASF: What Producers Need to Know
Secure Pork Supply Plan
Verify Your Farm's PIN here
Wild Boar Populations - Dr. Ryan Brook


Additional Resources

Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD)

FMD is a highly contagious viral disease that primarily affects cloven-hooved livestock and wildlife. It is characterized by ulcerations and blisters on the snout, mouth and coronary bands of pigs, sheep and cattle. It is considered a foreign animal disease, since it is not currently in the United States.

Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV)
PEDV is a coronavirus that is related to transmissible gastroenteritis virus (TGEV) and causes enteric disease clinically indistinguishable from TGE.

Swine at county fair: PEDV Considerations for CYCs, Swine Committees and Fair Boards

Senecavirus A
Senecavirus A (formerly known as Seneca Valley Virus) is a non-enveloped single-stranded RNA virus of the family Picornaviridae. The ultimate concern is that clinical signs may be clinically indistinguishable from other vesicular diseases which are foreign animal diseases.


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Chris Rademacher
Chris Rademacher.
Health and Disease Management