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Senasa Runs Final Campaign Against Classical Swine Fever

17 November 2016, at 12:00am

PERU - The National Agrarian Health Service SENASA has entered the last stage of the campaign against classical swine fever. The aim is to have 83,520 pigs vaccinated by the end of 2016.

The strategies developed by Senasa include vaccination campaigns, training for producers and the immediate control of any outbreaks.

Senasa is encouraging livestock producers to participate in vaccination campaigns and training. Also, farmers are being wraned to avoid the entry of animals from other areas that can spread disease and to immediately report the detection of animals having any symptoms of this disease.

Classical swine fever (CSF) is a viral disease that attacks unvaccinated pigs of all ages and causes high mortality.

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