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Workshop on IRC Research Roadmaps: Shortening the Innovation Pipeline

A workshop was held on the 13th December in Washington DC which brought together research program owners across the public and private sectors in the US to discuss how they can engage with the IRC’s research roadmaps and move forward collectively to shorten the innovation pipeline and tackle disease in the livestock sectors. A high-level […]

African swine fever in China – first report

The first outbreak of African swine fever in China has been confirmed on 3 Aug 2018 by Dr. Zhang Zhongqui, Director General, China Animal Disease Control Centre, Veterinary Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Beijing, China. (Since the first outbreak there are reports of 2 more confirmed and one more not yet confirmed.) China has the largest pig […]