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Episode 8 – ASF: a virus with no cure or vaccine

Harmless to humans, but deadly to pigs and wild boars, African swine fever (ASF) is a viral disease for which there are neither vaccines nor cures. In recent years it has spread across Europe and worldwide, causing serious socio-economic consequences in the affected regions. Join us for this episode of Science on the Menu, in which our expert Lina Mur explains the state of play.

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Host: James Ramsay, Head of COM Unit.

Guest: Lina Mur, Scientific Officer at AHAW.

James Ramsay and Lina Mur on the 8th episode of the podcast Science on the Menu

James Ramsay and Lina Mur.

Disclaimer: Views expressed by interviewees do not necessarily represent the official position of the European Food Safety Authority. All content is up to date at the time of publication.