AFRICAN SWINE FEVER

African swine fever is very contagious and is killing pigs and wild boars in Africa, Asia and parts of Europe. Let’s work together so African swine fever does not make its way to Canada!

 

VIRUS

There is currently no cure for African swine fever. Learn more about the virus and its symptoms.

WORLDWIDE IMPACT

Humans cannot catch ASF from infected pigs not can they contract the disease by eating meat from a pig infected with ASF. But humans can spread the disease and infect pigs in many ways. Find out how the disease is spreading in other countries and the risk factor to Canada.

ACTIONS

Globally, stakeholders are mobilizing to reduce the potential impact of this virus. Find out what the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is doing, what pork producers can do, and what the Canadian Pork Council is doing.

SMALL-SCALE PRODUCERS

African swine fever can affect ALL pigs.
Find out how ASF can affect small-scale producers
and pet owners.

 

There is currently no cure for African swine fever. Learn more about the virus and its symptoms.


Humans cannot catch ASF from infected pigs not can they contract the disease by eating meat from a pig infected with ASF. But humans can spread the disease and infect pigs in many ways. Find out how the disease is spreading in other countries and the risk factor to Canada.

 

Globally, stakeholders are mobilizing to reduce the potential impact of this virus. Find out what the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is doing, what pork producers can do, and what the Canadian Pork Council is doing.

 

African swine fever can affect ALL pigs. Find out how ASF can affect small-scale producers and pet owners.

 

The video below gives a 3-minute overview of the virus and how to stay ahead of it.