China says battling swine fever is "complex and challenging"
China says battling swine fever is "complex and challenging"
Farmers are on high alert
16 September, 2018, 17:00
The confirmation of the presence of this virus, which affects only pigs and wild boars, on the common walloon Etalle, about ten kilometers from the French border, "is a progression unheard of disease which requires a response to the height of the economic stakes are considerable for the agri-food value chains the French", wrote the ministry of Agriculture in a press release.
However, no pig farms have yet been infected in the country.
The plan also includes the strengthening of biosecurity measures to prevent the introduction of the virus into pig farms and slaughterhouse surveillance measures.
The spread of the virus has already led to the slaughtering of hundreds of thousands of pigs in Eastern Europe, while in China, the world's biggest pork producer, a series of cases since August has led to measures including a ban on transporting animals and feeding food waste to pigs in affected provinces.
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Swine fever - which humans are not susceptible to - is a viral infection which causes haemorrhages in pigs, and which is usually fatal. Romania is Europe's second-largest pig farm.
Stéphane Travert, Minister of Agriculture and Food, has asked the authorities in the regions bordering Belgium - Ardennes, Meuse, Moselle and Meurthe and Moselle - to implement the "strengthened action plan specific to this disease", under the coordination of DGAL (General Directorate of Food) to prevent the introduction of the virus into France.
The situation is taken very seriously by Belgian authorities given the potential impact for the livestock and hunting sectors.
The virus can be transmitted easily from one animal to another, either through close contacts between individuals or by contaminated equipment such as vehicles or boots.
The outbreaks are now under control, said the ministry.
"A national task force was set up in early 2018 in this context".
Belgium has confirmed a small outbreak of African swine fever near the border with France, marking the arrival of the disease in western Europe.
"The different levels of power will continue to work closely together to maximise the effectiveness of prevention and control measures".
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The European Commission said it will deploy a team of experts this weekend to coordinate with Belgian authorities over two case of African swine fever found in Belgium, and the health commissioner will meet regional ministers on Monday.
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They also have Champions League experience and reached last season's final. "It will be a big test for us, but we are confident". "I know 10", Tuchel said to Canal + Sport when asked about his selection plans for the trip to Anfield.
Overall, risky storm surge is possible all the way from Edisto Beach, South Carolina, to the North Carolina/Virginia border. President Donald Trump both touted the government's readiness and urged people to get out of the way.
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Grey clouds hovered over the stadium, with the wind picking up enough to blow around papers and knock ballcaps off heads. The swift-water rescues on Saturday morning were mostly of people who hadn't heeded those orders, said Burgaw Fire Capt.
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