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swine fever

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(Veterinary Science) an infectious viral disease of pigs, characterized by fever, refusal to eat, weight loss, and diarrhoea. US term: hog cholera

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n.
an acute, usu. fatal, highly contagious disease of swine caused by an RNA virus of the genus Pestivirus. Also called swine fever.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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Producers of pigs conducting agricultural activity in the area infected or threatened with the occurrence of African swine fever, in the Mazowieckie, Podlasie, Warmian-Masurian and Lublin Voivodeships, may submit applications for assistance - within the national assistance program - to the poviat offices of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernization of Agriculture.
Germany issued a decree on Wednesday to allow hunters to shoot wild boar year-round to stop the animals, which can carry African swine fever, from passing the deadly infection on to farm pigs.
African swine fever is spreading over EU countries at a time when Slovakia is battling the overpopulation of wild boars.
The Government has approved the allocation of an additional BGN 5mln to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry budget for the eradication of outbreaks of avian influenza (bird flu), compensation for animal owners, as well as tests for the diagnosis of African swine fever disease (ASFV).
The warning from Defra comes after the risk level of African swine fever entering the UK was raised over the summer following spread of the disease in Eastern and Central Europe.
The Department of Animal Husbandry, Government of India accepted UK's Export Health Certificate for export of live swine after the British Government revised their certificate by declaring that the UK is free from African swine fever, Classical Swine Fever, swine vesicular disease Teschen disease and Aujeszky's disease in accordance with the OIE Terrestrial Animal Health code.
In many countries in Africa, pig farm production is restrained by outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF), a highly contagious and rapidly spreading disease that causes high rates of death among infected pigs and for which there is no vaccine (1).
Last week, inspectors from the Food and Veterinary Service found African swine fever (ASF) in 21 wild boars killed by the disease, as the infection spread to three more counties, the Food and Veterinary Service informed.
The diplomat informed the Belarusian side about the work Ukraine had carried out to certify its enterprises for compliance with requirements of the Customs Union, to fight African swine fever, address drawbacks in manufacturing processes at milk-processing enterprises, reports BelTA.
Russia imposed the ban on live pig and pork products in response to what it said was the detection of the African Swine Fever virus in EU member states Lithuania and Poland.
TEHRAN (FNA)- First case of African Swine Fever, a contagious epizootic disease that causes high mortality in the populations of domestic pigs, has been identified in Poland, the Polish Agriculture Ministry said.
5 million); bovine brucellosis (10 million); classical swine fever (3 million); avian Influenza (2.