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The Value of Flu Surveillance in Swine
July 1, 2020 — Harry Snelson [USDA]
Just this week, a research study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences entitled "Prevalent Eurasian avian-like H1N1 swine influenza virus with 2009 pandemic viral...
USDA Delays NAHMS Swine Study Until 2021
June 25, 2020 —  [USDA]
The USDA's National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) Swine 2020 Study set to begin later this summer is being put on hold until 2021 due to the economic hardships pork producers are currently...
NAHMS Swine Study Moving to 2021
May 26, 2020 —  [USDA]
The National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) Swine Study, originally scheduled to begin this summer, has been postponed to 2021. The NAHMS Swine Study focuses on the health, health practices...
USDA Ensures Food Safety During COVID-19 Outbreak
March 18, 2020 —  [USDA]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is ensuring the safety and timely delivery of the U.S. food supply while protecting the health of USDA employees during this COVID-19 National Emergency....
USDA Consolidates Regulations for Laboratory Testing
January 29, 2020 —  [USDA]
The United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is making it easier for animal diagnostic laboratories to carry out vital livestock disease...
USDA Enhances ASF Surveillance Efforts
May 16, 2019 —  [USDA]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is furthering its overall African Swine Fever (ASF) preparedness efforts with the implementation of a surveillance plan. As part of this plan, the Animal and...
USDA Announces Strategic Plan
December 5, 2018 —  [USDA]
[Editor's note: The following is a letter to USDA stakeholders from Mr. Kevin Shea, USDA APHIS Administrator.] On any given day, APHIS employees are working on many fronts to respond to pest and...
USDA Scientist Receives Daniel E. Salmon Award
November 19, 2018 —  [USDA]
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist Manuel Borca is the recipient of the 2018 Daniel E. Salmon Award for critical contributions to protecting world animal health against infectious...

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