ASF virus found to survive in surface and groundwater

A study from The Pirbright Institute found that the ASF virus could survive, and possibly spread, in water for a month or more.

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The African swine fever (ASF) virus is known to survive in animal feed, bedding, silage, soil and meat products and carcasses from infected pigs themselves. And now, according to new research from The Pirbright Institute, it's known that the virus could remain stable if introduced to naturally occurring waterways as well.

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