African Swine Fever
African swine fever (ASF) is a contagious viral disease of swine. The main symptoms of ASF are fever and hemorrhage, or internal bleeding. The virus can survive for several months in fresh pork and processed pork products.
In Canada, ASF is a reportable disease under the Health of Animals Act, and all cases must be reported to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
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