Thursday, July 29, 2021

African Swine Fever found in Dominican Republic

African Swine Fever has been identified in pigs in the Dominican Republic.

The United States Department of Agriculture is working with the Dominican government on surveillance, containment and eradication programs.

The U.S. government also assured its hog producers that there are strong measures in place to prevent the virus from spreading to the U.S.

The Dominican Republic and Haiti share an island in the Caribbean.