ASF transported easily in animal feed, researcher says

ASF transported easily in animal feed, researcher says

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Virus survived simulated trans-oceanic voyage and could spread in animal feed, study concludes

Megan Niederwerder, a pathobiologist at Kansas State University, and her colleagues subjected the virus to a simulated transoceanic voyage, confirming what they had already known — that African swine fever could hitch a ride across the ocean in animal feed, and remain contagious.