African swine fever vaccines: a promising work still in progress
African swine fever (ASF), a disease of obligatory declaration to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE), has contributed to poverty and underdevelopment of affected areas. The presence of ASF has been historically neglected in Africa, contributing to its uncontrolled expansion and favouring its spread to continental Europe on at least three occasions, the last one in 2007 through the Republic of Georgia. Since then, African swine fever virus (ASFV) has spread to neighbouring countries, reaching the European Union in 2014, China in the summer of 2018 and spreading through Southeast Asia becoming a global problem. Lack of available vaccines against ASF makes its control even more difficult, representing today the number one threat for the swine industry worldwide and negatively affecting the global commerce equilibrium.
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Porcine Health Management
Bosch-Camós, Laia, Elisabeth López, and Fernando Rodriguez. 2020. "African Swine Fever Vaccines: A Promising Work Still In Progress". Porcine Health Management 6 (1). doi:10.1186/s40813-020-00154-2.
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MINECO/Programa Estatal de I+D+I orientada a los retos de la sociedad/AGL2016-78160-C2-1-R/ES/ESTRATEGIAS DE PROTECCION FRENTE A LA PESTE PORCINA AFRICANA: DE LA INVESTIGACION BASICA A LA APLICADA/
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