Professor José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno gave the conference entitled "African swine fever Overview: Global Importance, ASF Virus Biology and Disease Control Measures" in the workshop "African swine fever Diagnostics, Surveillance, Epidemiology and Control: Identification of Researchable Issues Targeted to the Endemic Areas within sub-Saharan Africa" which was on 19, 20, 21 and July 22 in Nairobi (Kenya).
Virus or animal health, either of these twowords are closely linked to Jose ManuelSánchez-Vizcaíno, Professor, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Professor of Animal Health at the Veterinary Faculty of the Complutense University of Madrid, as well asadviser to the OIE and FAO. Taking advantage of this 2011 OIE celebrates the Year of theVet, we wanted to interview one of the most international Spanish veterinarians.
Read full interview: José Manuel Sánchez-Vizcaíno: "Our aim is also the Public Health" (spanish text)
The activities take place at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Complutense University and at the Research Center for Animal Health (CISA-INIA), this one is European Union and FAO Reference Laboratory for ASF.
You can take a look to the program.
Second Congress OIPORC 2011, at Evora city (Portugal) from 20th to 24th of June, as part of a series of celebrations and events organized in concurrent scientificcommemorating the 30th anniversary of the "Federación Portuguesa de Asociaciones de Suinicultores FPAS".
Program of the congress (spanish text)
In Barcelona, from 12nd to 15th of June, will take place the 6th International Symposium on Emerging and Re-emerging Pig Diseases. Professor Sánchez-Vizcaíno will talk about "Prospects for African Swine Fever vaccines".
New in the media: Albéitar (spanish text)
Experts do not rule out a resurgence of the morbillivirus epidemicthat has killed dozens of dolphins.
Morbillivirus epidemic that has killed dozens of dolphins in recent times is currently engaged in a phase of 'silent epidemic', in which the deaths of animals have ceased, although experts do not rule that can produce a resurgence of virus.
Source and full article: europapress (spanish text)