VACDIVA Policy event

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Centro de Vigilancia Sanitaria Veterinaria (VISAVET). Universidad Complutense

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VACDIVA Policy event

VACDIVA Policy event
Función VISAVET: organizador y participante

Organizador: Centro de Vigilancia Sanitaria Veterinaria (VISAVET). Universidad Complutense (UCM)

Lugar: Centro VISAVET

Ciudad: Madrid

País: España

Fecha: 29 noviembre de 2022

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African swine fever (ASF) is a devastating infectious disease in pigs – usually deadly. No vaccine exists to combat this virus. The European Union has laid down prevention and control measures to be applied where African swine fever is suspected or confirmed, either in holdings or in wild boars.

The EU-funded VACDIVA project will provide three safe and effective pilot vaccines for wild boars and domestic pigs that are ready for registration. It will also validate DIVA tests and develop cost-benefit and -effective surveillance and control-vaccination strategies.

Field trials will be conducted in Kenya and Lithuania. Epidemiological modelling of worldwide scenarios will be offered in a portfolio of services to help animal health authorities control and eradicate the disease

Universidad Complutense
European Commission

VACDIVA Policy event